Boskalis awarded heavy marine transport contracts

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Royal Boskalis Westminster has secured a number of heavy marine transport services contracts with a combined value of approximately US$120 million. The contracts were awarded by a variety of clients and will be executed in 2021 and 2022.

The company has also secured a contract for the transportation of various large LNG modules from a fabrication yard in China to Russia. The contract ties up the two open-stern heavy transport vessels Blue Marlin and Black Marlin and will commence in the second quarter of 2021.

Lastly, Boskalis has been awarded the contract for the transportation of a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit from a fabrication yard in China to the North Sea in 2021 and the transportation of two floating production systems from Singapore to the Gulf of Mexico in the period 2021-2022. These cargoes will be transported on the White Marlin and Blue Marlin.

The FPSO and floating production system transport contracts were awarded in the third and fourth quarters of 2019.

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