Boskalis: 90% shares committed to Dockwise offer

Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:59am EST

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Papendrecht, 31 January 2013

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. ("Boskalis") announces that it has acquired 182,654 shares in
Dockwise in the course of trading today. All these shares were acquired through Euronext Amsterdam
and were purchased at an average price of EUR 18.50 per share with a maximum price of EUR 18.50
per share (which equals NOK 137 as per today). 

Boskalis now holds 40% of the shares in Dockwise. Together with the irrevocable commitments
obtained by Boskalis, more than 90% of the Dockwise shares is already acquired by, or committed
to, Boskalis.

Investor Relations & Press:
Martijn L.D. Schuttevâer 

T +31 78 6969310
F +31 78 6969020

This press release is issued by Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) pursuant to the
provisions of Article 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act (Verdipapirhandelloven) and
Article 5:25i paragraph 2 of the Dutch Act on Financial Supervision (Wet op het Financieel
Toezicht) and Articles 4 and 13 of the Dutch Decree on Public Takeover Bids (Besluit openbare
biedingen Wft) in connection with its public offer for Dockwise Ltd. (Dockwise). This announcement
does not constitute an offer, or any solicitation of any offer, to buy or subscribe for any
securities. This announcement is not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in
part, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States of America, Canada, Australia or Japan.

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 (though 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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