Boskalis shareholders approve share issue

Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:54am EST

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Papendrecht, 10 January 2013

After a presentation by Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) of the offer for all the issued
and outstanding shares of Dockwise Ltd., as initially announced on 26 November 2012, Boskalis
shareholders voted in favor of the proposal to issue new shares. During the Extraordinary General
Meeting (EGM) of Boskalis held this morning, in which two-thirds of the issued share capital was
represented, more than 99% voted in favor of the share issue. The EGM authorized the Board of
Management to decide, during the period of 12 months from 10 January 2013 and subject to the
approval of the Supervisory Board, to issue ordinary shares up to a maximum of 10 per cent of the
number of ordinary shares issued at present.

This issue of ordinary shares will be used to partly finance the offer for Dockwise Ltd. 

Background information:
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is a leading global services provider operating in the dredging,
maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors. The company provides creative and
innovative all-round solutions to infrastructural challenges in the maritime, coastal and delta
regions of the world with the construction and maintenance of ports and waterways, land
reclamation, coastal defense and riverbank protection. In addition, Boskalis offers a wide variety
of marine services and contracting for the offshore energy sector including subsea, transport and
heavy lift (through Boskalis Offshore) and towage and salvage (through SMIT). It also has
strategic partnerships in the Middle East (Archirodon) and in terminal services (Smit Lamnalco).
With a versatile fleet of over 1,100 units Boskalis operates in around 75 countries across six
continents. Including its share in partnerships, Boskalis has approximately 14,000 employees.

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