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Boskalis update share buyback

Papendrecht, 17 February 2020 In the period from 10 February up to and including 14 February, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) repurchased own shares. The repurchases took place within the framework of the share buyback program announced on 15 March 2019. Click here for a complete overview of all individual transactions. Boskalis will publish a press release every Monday for the duration of the buyback program, provided shares were repurchased in the preceding week. Interested parties can subscribe to these press releases at ir@boskalis.com . An overview of the progress of the program can be found on www.boskalis.com/sharebuyback2019-2020 . ‎ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Investor relations: Martijn L.D. Schuttevâer ir@boskalis.com Press: Arno Schikker press@boskalis.com T +31 786969310 ‎ 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 10,000 employees, including associates, Boskalis is creating new horizons around the world. This press release can also be found on our website www.boskalis.com .  

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Boskalis and Wetlands International to explore the potential of blue carbon

Papendrecht, 3 February 2020 ‎ Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), a global dredging and marine contractor and Wetlands International, the global NGO dedicated to the safeguarding and restoring of wetlands, will intensify collaboration to enhance and restore coastal wetland habitats that not only support coastal protection and fisheries but store some of the world’s largest quantities of carbon. The recently signed agreement will see the organizations first focus on developing the expertise and knowledge of ‘blue carbon’ ecosystems that can contribute to climate targets, adaptation and biodiversity conservation. ‘Blue carbon’ refers to the carbon stored by the world's coastal ecosystems, mostly mangroves, salt marshes and seagrasses. With increasing risks of flooding and erosion, the impacts of climate change on coastal systems and communities are becoming ever more apparent. The dredging sector has a large role to play in safeguarding these areas, providing innovative ways to protect coastlines and introducing adaptive measures. Jane Madgwick, Chief Executive Officer of Wetlands International said: “ As natural coastal protection, carbon and water stores, wetlands are vital in helping communities and nature deal with the effects of climate change. Together with Boskalis, we aim to further develop our blue carbon knowledge and expertise to help nature-based approaches become best practice across the maritime and dredging sector. ” Theo Baartmans, Board Member and Chief Operating Officer, Boskalis: “ As a leader in the industry, Boskalis is keen to further develop nature-based solutions to protect and enrich coastal ecosystems from the consequences of climate change. By collaborating with Wetlands International we can combine our respective areas of expertise to protect and further enhance coastal wetland habitats in terms of biodiversity whilst simultaneously utilizing their potential to store carbon. ” Boskalis and Wetlands International have worked together for several years as active members of Ecoshape, a pioneering consortium developing ‘building with nature’ principles to support nature-based flood defenses, coastal restoration, resilient deltas and sustainable ports. Such principles prioritize the use of natural processes and materials such as sediment flow and mangrove restoration to meet society's need for infrastructure. Noteworthy projects undertaken together include the ‘ Building with Nature Indonesia ’ program, where mangrove rehabilitation and nature-based coastal protection provide a foundation for local economy and community development. Boskalis and Wetlands International are committed to strengthening the knowledge base and sharing the learnings from the collaboration with the sector as a whole. - End of joint press release - Additional information: Coastal ecosystems such as mangrove forests, seagrass meadows, and tidal salt marshes are important habitat for all kinds of species. These ecosystems contribute a major part of people’s livelihoods and maintain water quality. Their conservation and restoration are gaining interest, not only in terms of biodiversity value, but as climate buffers, providing a cost-effective way to both take carbon out of the atmosphere while ensuring communities and nature can adapt to the impacts of climate change. Building with Nature Indonesia was developed by Wetlands International with the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, the Indonesian Ministry of Public Works and Housing and Boskalis as part of the Ecoshape consortium. The program is supported by the Dutch Sustainable Water Fund and The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) as part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI)). World Wetlands Day, organized by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, was celebrated on 2 February. This year’s theme is wetlands and biodiversity. For further information, please contact: Arno Schikker, Manager Corporate Communications, Boskalis: arno.schikker@boskalis.com Gina Lovett, Global Head of Communications & Advocacy, Wetlands International: gina.lovett@wetlands.org This press release can also be found on our website  www.boskalis.com .

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Boskalis and Wetlands International to explore the potential of blue carbon

Papendrecht, 3 February 2020 ‎ Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), a global dredging and marine contractor and Wetlands International, the global NGO dedicated to the safeguarding and restoring of wetlands, will intensify collaboration to enhance and restore coastal wetland habitats that not only support coastal protection and fisheries but store some of the world’s largest quantities of carbon. The recently signed agreement will see the organizations first focus on developing the expertise and knowledge of ‘blue carbon’ ecosystems that can contribute to climate targets, adaptation and biodiversity conservation. ‘Blue carbon’ refers to the carbon stored by the world's coastal ecosystems, mostly mangroves, salt marshes and seagrasses. With increasing risks of flooding and erosion, the impacts of climate change on coastal systems and communities are becoming ever more apparent. The dredging sector has a large role to play in safeguarding these areas, providing innovative ways to protect coastlines and introducing adaptive measures. Jane Madgwick, Chief Executive Officer of Wetlands International said: “ As natural coastal protection, carbon and water stores, wetlands are vital in helping communities and nature deal with the effects of climate change. Together with Boskalis, we aim to further develop our blue carbon knowledge and expertise to help nature-based approaches become best practice across the maritime and dredging sector. ” Theo Baartmans, Board Member and Chief Operating Officer, Boskalis: “ As a leader in the industry, Boskalis is keen to further develop nature-based solutions to protect and enrich coastal ecosystems from the consequences of climate change. By collaborating with Wetlands International we can combine our respective areas of expertise to protect and further enhance coastal wetland habitats in terms of biodiversity whilst simultaneously utilizing their potential to store carbon. ” Boskalis and Wetlands International have worked together for several years as active members of Ecoshape, a pioneering consortium developing ‘building with nature’ principles to support nature-based flood defenses, coastal restoration, resilient deltas and sustainable ports. Such principles prioritize the use of natural processes and materials such as sediment flow and mangrove restoration to meet society's need for infrastructure. Noteworthy projects undertaken together include the ‘ Building with Nature Indonesia ’ program, where mangrove rehabilitation and nature-based coastal protection provide a foundation for local economy and community development. Boskalis and Wetlands International are committed to strengthening the knowledge base and sharing the learnings from the collaboration with the sector as a whole. - End of joint press release - Additional information: Coastal ecosystems such as mangrove forests, seagrass meadows, and tidal salt marshes are important habitat for all kinds of species. These ecosystems contribute a major part of people’s livelihoods and maintain water quality. Their conservation and restoration are gaining interest, not only in terms of biodiversity value, but as climate buffers, providing a cost-effective way to both take carbon out of the atmosphere while ensuring communities and nature can adapt to the impacts of climate change. Building with Nature Indonesia was developed by Wetlands International with the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, the Indonesian Ministry of Public Works and Housing and Boskalis as part of the Ecoshape consortium. The program is supported by the Dutch Sustainable Water Fund and The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) as part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI)). World Wetlands Day, organized by the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, was celebrated on 2 February. This year’s theme is wetlands and biodiversity. For further information, please contact: Arno Schikker, Manager Corporate Communications, Boskalis: arno.schikker@boskalis.com Gina Lovett, Global Head of Communications & Advocacy, Wetlands International: gina.lovett@wetlands.org This press release can also be found on our website  www.boskalis.com .

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Incident on board of FPSO in transit on Vanguard

Papendrecht, 9 January 2020 ‎Earlier this week, an incident occurred on board of the FPSO which is currently being transported by the Vanguard from China to Brazil. During the journey a contractor, designated by the yard, is conducting preservation works on board of the FPSO. These works are part of the pre-delivery activities by the yard before the FPSO is delivered to the operator in Brazil later this month. Six persons employed by the designated contractor, all with the Brazilian nationality, illegally consumed a cleaning liquid found on board of the FPSO. This liquid is a substance customarily used for degreasing purposes, presumably containing a mixture of ethanol and the severely toxic methanol. The affected persons reported this to our crew approximately 36 hours after consumption at which point serious signs of illness were becoming apparent. Swift and immediate action was taken by our crew. The Vanguard changed course towards the coast of South Africa and a medical evacuation by helicopter was organized. Regrettably one of the affected individuals passed away before the medical assistance was on site. The remaining five persons were successfully evacuated, hospitalized in Durban, South Africa and are successfully recovering from the intoxication. Boskalis expresses its deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased person. Boskalis would like to stress that it has a strict zero tolerance policy with regard to alcohol on its offshore vessels. The FPSO and Vanguard have recently resumed their journey to Brazil. 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 10,000 employees, including associates, Boskalis is creating new horizons around the world. This press release can also be found on our website www.boskalis.com .

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Incident on board of FPSO in transit on Vanguard

Papendrecht, 9 January 2020 ‎Earlier this week, an incident occurred on board of the FPSO which is currently being transported by the Vanguard from China to Brazil. During the journey a contractor, designated by the yard, is conducting preservation works on board of the FPSO. These works are part of the pre-delivery activities by the yard before the FPSO is delivered to the operator in Brazil later this month. Six persons employed by the designated contractor, all with the Brazilian nationality, illegally consumed a cleaning liquid found on board of the FPSO. This liquid is a substance customarily used for degreasing purposes, presumably containing a mixture of ethanol and the severely toxic methanol. The affected persons reported this to our crew approximately 36 hours after consumption at which point serious signs of illness were becoming apparent. Swift and immediate action was taken by our crew. The Vanguard changed course towards the coast of South Africa and a medical evacuation by helicopter was organized. Regrettably one of the affected individuals passed away before the medical assistance was on site. The remaining five persons were successfully evacuated, hospitalized in Durban, South Africa and are successfully recovering from the intoxication. Boskalis expresses its deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of the deceased person. Boskalis would like to stress that it has a strict zero tolerance policy with regard to alcohol on its offshore vessels. The FPSO and Vanguard have recently resumed their journey to Brazil. 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 10,000 employees, including associates, Boskalis is creating new horizons around the world. This press release can also be found on our website www.boskalis.com .

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Boskalis awarded sizable FSRU contract in El Salvador

Papendrecht, 23 December 2019 Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a sizable (1) contract to connect an offshore Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) to an onshore power plant in El Salvador. The contract was awarded by Energia del Pacifico (EDP), a 378-MW liquefied natural gas (LNG)-to-power infrastructure project at the Port of Acajutla, El Salvador. The project will commence early 2020 and is scheduled to be operational by the end of 2021. ‎ The project entails the construction of a two-kilometer-long gas pipeline connection from the onshore power plant to an offshore FSRU including the mooring and hook-up. This will include the construction of a micro tunnel from the power plant into the sea followed by the dredging of an offshore pipeline trench. With the aid of a construction support vessel (CSV) Boskalis will pull the 24 inch pipeline through the micro tunnel and trench. At the offshore location, a riser will be installed to connect the FSRU to the pipeline, in addition to an anchor spread with 11 anchors to permanently moor the FSRU in position. The final phase of the project involves the physical mooring of the FSRU and the FSRU hook-up. For these activities Boskalis will deploy a CSV, a medium-sized trailer suction hopper dredger and a backhoe dredger. With the development of this thermal powerplant, EDP will contribute to the diversification of the energy mix of El Salvador with an improved performance and reduced environmental impact. The lead project partner is Invenergy, a US-based leading global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, as well as several local investors. (1) For Boskalis, “sizable” refers to a contract with a value of EUR 50 – EUR 150 million. https://boskalis.com/ir/ir-policy.html FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Investor relations: Martijn L.D. Schuttevâer ir@boskalis.com Press: Arno Schikker press@boskalis.com T +31 786969310 ‎ 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 10,000 employees, including associates, Boskalis is creating new horizons around the world. This press release can also be found on our website www.boskalis.com .

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