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Suez Canal unblocked: “We pulled it off!”

Grounded container vessel Ever Given successfully refloated in the Suez Canal by expert salvage team of Boskalis subsidiary SMIT Salvage Papendrecht, 29 March 2021 Boskalis announces the successful salvage operation of the grounded 20,000 TEU container vessel Ever Given in the Suez Canal. With a length of 400 meters and a width of nearly 60 meters this giant ship had been wedged in this vital shipping route since 23 March 2021 blocking all shipping traffic ever since. Peter Berdowski, CEO Boskalis: “Shortly following the grounding of the Ever Given we were requested through SMIT Salvage to provide assistance with the salvage operation. I am excited to announce that our team of experts, working in close collaboration with the Suez Canal Authority, successfully refloated the Ever Given on 29 March at 15:05 hrs local time, thereby making free passage through the Suez Canal possible again. I’m extremely proud of the outstanding job done by the team on site as well as the many SMIT Salvage and Boskalis colleagues back home to complete this challenging operation under the watchful eye of the world. The time pressure to complete this operation was evident and unprecedented and the result is a true display of our unique capabilities as a dredging and marine services provider.”  For the refloating of the 224,000-ton container vessel approximately 30,000 cubic meters of sand was dredged to help free the vessel and a total of eleven harbor tugs and two powerful seagoing tugs (Alp Guard and Carlo Magna) were deployed. The vessel is towed to a location outside the channel for further inspection. 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 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 .

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Boskalis expands Marker Wadden with two new nature islands

Papendrecht, 24 March 2021 Nature in the Markermeer lake will be given a further boost through the realization of two new nature islands. On behalf of the Dutch Society for the Preservation of Nature (Natuurmonumenten) and the Dutch Directorate General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat), Boskalis will construct these islands in the shelter of the five existing islands of the Marker Wadden, which were also realized by Boskalis in recent years. The new islands have a surface area of 300 hectares and, like the previous ones, will be built with silt, clay, peat and sand from the bottom of the Markermeer lake. Work will commence this spring and is expected to be completed by the end of 2023. By then, Boskalis will have created a total of 1,300 hectares of nature with the new islands in the Markermeer lake. A small cutter suction dredger will be deployed for this project in addition to earthmoving equipment. The construction of the Marker Wadden is one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe. The aim of the project is to transform the ecologically impoverished Markermeer lake into a dynamic area rich in animals and plants by creating an archipelago of nature islands. Building with Nature techniques play a key role in this process. In particular, building with fine silt on a large scale is a world first. This cuts both ways: the existing silt that has a detrimental effect on the biodiversity in the lake is effectively used as a building material for the new nature area. In addition, a unique, large-scale nature development will take place in an area adjacent to a densely populated region, where space will also be created for recreation. Watch the video for more information about the construction of the islands and their development into a nature reserve with rich flora and fauna.

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Boskalis publishes 2020 Annual Report and Sustainability Report

Papendrecht, 4 March 2021 ‎Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has published both its Annual Report 2020 and its Sustainability Report 2020 . As Boskalis, we contribute through our business and our activities to society and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We do so in the areas of flood protection, creating infrastructure for trade and energy with the associated employment this generates, and advancing the energy transition to renewables. Our Sustainability Report gives information about our approach, targets and progress on sustainability. The Annual Report 2020 has been filed in accordance with the European Single Electronic Format (ESEF). Click here to download the XHTML Annual Report 2020 as a zip file . The reports are also available as interactive PDF documents and can be downloaded via www.boskalis.com/reports . 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 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 .

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Boskalis consortium Rinkoniên is awarded major subproject in Antwerp’s Oosterweel link

Papendrecht, 5 January 2021 Lantis today announced that the major subproject of the Oosterweel link in Antwerp, Belgium has been awarded to the Rinkoniên consortium consisting of Boskalis, Mobilis, CIT Blaton, Artes Group and Stadsbader. As a Flemish public entity, Lantis is responsible for the realisation of complex mobility projects in the Antwerp region. The Oosterweel link project consists of several sub-projects with the objective to completely close the ring road around the city of Antwerp. The subproject awarded to Rinkoniên consist of two parts, namely the construction of the Oosterweel junction and the replacement of the Royers lock. The total contract value is in excess of EUR 500 million with Boskalis’ share being approximately 20%. The Oosterweel junction The construction of the Oosterweel junction is necessary to connect the Scheldt Tunnel from the west with the Eastern ring. The junction will be submerged into the landscape over a distance of 1,700 meters and will have 8 lanes with access roads and exits to the port and the north of the city of Antwerp. The open submerged tunnel will be constructed at a depth of 15 to 30 meters, requiring more than 3 million cubic meters of earthwork. The consortium, together with Lantis, will work towards a final design after which the construction phase will commence. The consortium expects to complete the project in 2030. The Royers lock As part of the Oosterweel link, the old inland shipping lock dating from 1907 needs to be replaced. The current lock will be replaced by a new 230 meters by 36 meters lock suitable for four push barges providing more capacity and reducing road traffic congestion. The lock was tendered and awarded by Lantis however is being constructed on behalf of the Port of Antwerp and the Department Maritime Access (AMT), which are also responsible for the design and engineering of the lock. The consortium will demolish the current lock and construct the new enlarged lock chamber. The supply and installation of two lock gates and two bridges as well as the electromechanical control will be outsourced by the consortium to specialized local companies. The consortium will start its first activities mid-2021 and expects to deliver the lock at the end of 2026. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Investor relations: Martijn L.D. Schuttevâer ir@boskalis.com Press: Arno Schikker press@boskalis.com T +31 786969310 ‎ This is an English translation of the Dutch press release. In the event of any disparity between the Dutch original and this translation, the Dutch text will prevail. 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 .

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Boskalis bolsters market position in subsea services through acquisition Rever Offshore

Papendrecht, 5 January 2021 Boskalis announces the acquisition of all the shares of Rever Offshore’s subsea services business (‘Rever’). Rever, formally known as Bibby Offshore, offers a broad range of solutions in the area of subsea construction, inspection, repair and maintenance. Rever has historically operated in the North Sea out of Aberdeen (United Kingdom) and holds a strong track record. Through this transaction, Boskalis will obtain two diving support vessels of which one is fully owned (Rever Polaris) and a second chartered (Rever Topaz). The group employs an onshore staff of around 130 in addition to approximately 220 offshore workers. The 2020 annual revenue is approximately EUR 90 million, most of which is generated through numerous framework agreements. Based on projected cost synergies, the acquisition payback period is expected to be less than three years. Through this acquisition, Boskalis strengthens its current position in the subsea services market in Northwest Europe, Africa and the Middle East and its capabilities to serve both the traditional oil & gas market and the rapidly expanding offshore wind market. On the important North Sea subsea market, Boskalis is now a solid top three player opening up ample opportunities for operational efficiencies and synergies. 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 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 .

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Boskalis cancels 5.1 million shares

Papendrecht, 17 December 2020 Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has reduced its share capital by cancelling 5,100,506 ordinary shares held in treasury. The treasury stock was acquired by Boskalis as part of its share buy-back program. The total number of issued ordinary shares now amount to 130,277,832 (previously 135,378,338). With reference to the current and ongoing EUR 100 million share buy-back program, Boskalis has to date completed 75.17 percent of the program. In accordance with regulatory requirements, Boskalis has notified the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) of the change in its issued share capital. Boskalis holds 10.000 shares in treasury (0,01 percent) of the total issued ordinary shares as per 17 December close of business. 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 development 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 .

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