Papendrecht, 18 March 2020
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) will be postponed to 30 June 2020.
In view of the recent developments surrounding the COVID-19 (corona) virus and Boskalis’ concern for the health of its shareholders, management, supervisory board members and employees, the AGM that was to be held on 13 May has been postponed to 30 June 2020. According to the statutory notice period, the AGM agenda will be published on 19 May 2020.
Boskalis is closely following the developments and guidelines issued by the Dutch authorities with regard to the COVID-19 (corona) virus and expressly reserves the right to take any further measures with regard to the AGM, including but not limited to limiting the number of participants in the meeting, or the possible further postponement of the AGM.
Shareholders are requested to visit the Boskalis website regularly for further updates regarding the AGM.
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 core activities such as coastal defense, riverbank protection and land reclamation Boskalis is able to provide adaptive and mitigating solutions to combat the effects of climate change, such as extreme weather conditions and rising sea levels, as well as delivering solutions for the increasing need for space in coastal and delta regions across the world. The company facilitates the development of offshore energy infrastructure, including renewable wind energy. Boskalis is furthermore active in the construction and maintenance of ports, waterways, access channels and civil infrastructure, thus helping to facilitate trade flows and regional socio-economic development. In addition, Boskalis is a global marine salvage expert and has a number of strategic partnerships in harbor towage and terminal services (Keppel Smit Towage and Smit Lamnalco). With a versatile fleet of more than 700 vessels and floating equipment and 9,600 employees, including associates, Boskalis is creating new horizons around the world.
This press release can also be found on our website www.boskalis.com.