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  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Netherlands-based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire offshore activities from compatriot VolkerWessels. Under the intended transaction, Boskalis will acquire maritime and offshore wind energy related activities of VolkerWessels, which include VBMS, Stemat and Volker Stevin International (VSI). VBMS, a 50/50 Boskalis – VolkerWessels joint venture, is an offshore […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Royal Volker Wessels Stevin N.V. (VolkerWessels) have combined their forces in the field of offshore cable installation by establishing a 50/50 joint venture. The joint venture creates a strong party combining know-how and equipment allowing it to respond effectively to growth in the market for offshore cable installation projects, […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    VolkerWessels reported that it achieved good results in the first half of 2015. The operational profit increased to €97 million and the company was also able to achieve a net debt reduction of €90 million. CFO Jan van Rooijen said: “All VolkerWessels sectors have shown a profit for the first six months. The underlying results […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Vessels

    The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of VolkerWessels Offshore by Boskalis. The EC concluded that the proposed acquisition would raise no competition concerns, because it would not significantly change the market structure. The operation was examined under the simplified merger review procedure. VolkerWessels Offshore comprises three businesses, namely Stemat Holding […]

  • 10 June 2013

    VolturnUS 1:8 Launched: Maine Brings U.S. Offshore Wind Dream to Reality VolturnUS 1:8, the first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine in the U.S., was officially launched by the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center and its partners yesterday at 11 am (5 pm CET/CEST). Seajacks Japan Launched with Focus on Offshore Wind Marubeni […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Grid Connection

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Royal Volker Wessels Stevin N.V. (VolkerWessels) have signed a Letter of Intent to set up a joint venture combining their forces in the field of cable installation. Boskalis and VolkerWessels will each hold a 50% stake in Visser & Smit Marine Contracting Holding B.V. (currently a 100% subsidiary of […]

  • 31 August 2014

    VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting) is now VBMS. This name change is a result of the strategic joint venture between VolkerWessels and Boskalis, which was formalised in 2013. VBMS is inspired by the initialisation of VolkerWessels Boskalis Marine Solutions. Besides introducing a new name, VBMS is also rolling out a new logo and corporate […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels) have been awarded a contract by Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Deutschland GmbH for the transport and installation of seventy wind turbine foundations and six offshore substation piles for the Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm in the German part of the Baltic Sea. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 75 […]

  • 29 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    VolkerWessels subsidiary Visser & Smit Marine Contracting (VSMC) has been awarded a contract from WindMW GmbH for the installation of cables for the Meerwind Offshore Wind Farm which is currently under construction in Germany. The award of the contract consolidates VSMC’s position as market leader in cable installation for offshore wind farms. Wind Turbines The […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster today reported that both revenue and operating profit were higher in the third quarter of 2016 than the average seen in the first two quarters of the year, with the increase wholly attributable to the contribution from the offshore activities acquired from VolkerWessels, which are consolidated with effect from the third quarter. The […]

  • 12 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    UK’s Round 3 Offshore Wind Developers Reveal New Projects The Crown Estate has announced agreements with offshore wind developers ScottishPower Renewables, Vattenfall and DONG Energy, which have reconfigured or identified new projects within their respective Round 3 offshore wind development zones in UK waters. Boskalis Buys VolkerWessels Out Of Offshore Wind The Netherlands-based Royal Boskalis […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine foundations have been installed at the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm, Iberdrola, the owner and developer of the wind farm located in the German part of the Baltic Sea, said. The milestone was announced in the Spanish utility’s financial report for the first quarter of 2016. Iberdrola awarded the EUR 135 million contract […]

  • 5 July 2015

    Eneco Says It Will no Longer Invest in Renewables Dutch energy company, Eneco, said it will no longer invest in renewable energy projects since that is not possible without losing money and jobs, the Dutch media reported. Boskalis, VolkerWessels Bag EUR 500 Mln Veja Mate Job Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V and VolkerWessels (Volker Stevin International) […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V and VolkerWessels (Volker Stevin International) have been awarded a contract by Veja Mate Offshore Project GmbH for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German section of the North Sea. Both companies have a 50% share in the contract worth approximately EUR 500 million, which covers the design, procurement, fabrication, supply, transportation, installation and […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    EEW SPC Rolls Out World’s Heaviest Monopile The heaviest monopile ever produced for an offshore wind project left the production site of EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock on 2 March, and will be ready to be installed at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm within the next few months. A2SEA Cuts to […]

  • 1 July 2016

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has concluded the acquisition of offshore-related activities from VolkerWessels, consisting of VBMS, Stemat and VSI (Volker Stevin International). The company said the acquisition transaction strengthens its position in the growing offshore wind energy market. Boskalis already held 50% of the shares in VBMS, an offshore cable installation specialist, and has acquired the remaining 50% […]

  • 19 August 2013

    Dutch VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting BV) was set up in 2007 as part of Visser & Smit Hanab to provide subsea cable installation services to the offshore wind industry. As of the start of 2012 the company has officially established itself as an independent company, operating in 3 European entities, VSMC BV in […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    VolkerInfra has been appointed to complete onshore horizontal directional drillings (HDDs) for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, which is being built 13km off the Sussex coast by E.ON in partnership with the UK Green Investment Bank plc. The works comprise of onshore HDDs under the A27, a railway crossing, the A283 and River Adur. The company will also […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Cabling specialist VSMC, a joint VolkerWessels and Boskalis company has been awarded a contract by EPC contractor Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects bv to install and bury a 25km long export cable for the Eneco Luchterduinen Offshore Wind Farm.  The Eneco Luchterduinen Offshore Wind Farm, to be built by Eneco and Mitsubishi Corporation, will be […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    VolkerInfra, a division of VolkerStevin, has recently been awarded a contract to deliver land based trenchless solutions as part of the East Anglia One wind farm project off the coast of Suffolk.

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    VSMC, a strategic joint venture of VolkerWessels and Boskalis, has been awarded a € 90 million contract by Sandbank Offshore Windfarm GmbH (a joint venture of energy companies Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München). The scope of work for VSMC includes cable supply, CPS, installation, post lay burial and termination & testing of 76 infield cables. Project […]

  • 2 August 2015

    Seajacks Scylla Scheduled for Veja Mate Offshore WindForce, a joint venture between Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels), has awarded Seajacks UK Limited the contract to provide the Seajacks Scylla, for the transport and installation of 67 monopiles at the consented Veja Mate 400MW wind farm. Reach to Remove Nine Piles at […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has been awarded a contract by DONG Energy for the installation of 87 inter-array cables for the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm. The total scope of work for VBMS will consist of route engineering, a pre-lay grapnel run, cable transport, cable installation and trenching. The project will be executed by VBMS’ in-house owned and […]

  • 23 February 2015

    Sandbank  Foundation construction work has started for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, approximately 100km North West of the island Sylt, which will comprise 72 Siemens 4MW turbines. The 72 steel monopile foundations, with diameters of up to 6.8m and lengths of up to 70m, are built by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock. Depending […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Grid Connection

    VSMC has been awarded a EUR 110 million contract by Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, owned by Norwegian companies Statoil and Statkraft, for the export and inter-array cabling for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. VSMC will start in 2015 by performing two 1,100-metre horizontal directional drillings at the landfall, followed by the installation of two 42-km […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster’s Works Council has unanimously rendered a positive advice on the fleet rationalization plan announced in early July, under which 24 vessels will be taken out of service in the coming two years resulting in the loss of approximately 650 jobs worldwide. Part of the positive advice is an agreement to continue to […]