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Boskalis reviewing position in Smit Lamnalco

Papendrecht, 15 December 2021 Boskalis announces that it has embarked on a review of its position as shareholder in the strategic joint venture Smit Lamnalco. Boskalis has held a 50% stake in Smit Lamnalco since 1964 with the remaining shares held by The Rezayat Group, whom is also reviewing its position. An update of this review will be provided by Boskalis as soon as there is reason to do so. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Investor relations: Martijn L.D. Schuttevâer ir@boskalis.com Press: Arno Schikker press@boskalis.com T +31 786969310 This is a Boskalis press release on the grounds of article 17 paragraph 1 of the European Market Abuse Regulation (596/2014). 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 650 vessels and floating equipment and 9,900 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 takes delivery of largest bio-fuel consignment to date

Papendrecht, 15 December 2021 Boskalis has taken delivery of its largest-ever consignment of drop-in biofuel which will be used to power two hopper dredgers on upcoming projects in northwestern Europe. The use of bio-fuel will result in a CO2 reduction of approximately 90% for the 12,000 m3 hopper dredger Willem van Oranje and approximately 45% for the 4,500 m3 hopper dredger Strandway. The delivery of approximately 1,000 m3 of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO), a sustainable bio-fuel derived from used cooking oil, was in collaboration with Boskalis’ long-term partner and fuel supplier, GoodFuels. Boskalis’ own testing program with GoodFuels and engine manufacturer Wärtsilä that began in 2015 has demonstrated that drop-in marine biofuels can reduce the CO2 emissions by up to 90% compared to fossil fuels. In 2019, as part of the ‘Boskalis on Bio’ program, the Willem van Oranje became the world’s first dredging vessel to operate on 100% biofuel oil. Since then, Boskalis has successfully used various biofuel blends as an alternative to fossil fuels on both dredging and offshore installation vessels, as well as for dry earthmoving equipment, resulting in a considerable emissions reductions. Through its agreement with GoodFuels, Boskalis enables its clients to opt for biofuel-powered vessels to reduce their carbon emissions on projects. Last year 80% of Boskalis’ project tenders in The Netherlands included sustainability measures, including options to use biofuels. 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 650 vessels and floating equipment and 9,900 employees, including associates, Boskalis is creating new horizons around the world. This news release can also be found on our website www.boskalis.com .  

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Boskalis commissions large-scale electric vehicle charging facility at its head office

Papendrecht, 14 December 2021 Boskalis has recently commissioned a large-scale charging facility at its headquarters in Papendrecht, marking a significant investment in charging capacity for electric vehicles (EVs). The new facility with 252 charging points is one of the largest of its kind in the Benelux region. The new EV infrastructure is in line with Boskalis’ wider efforts to reduce the CO2 footprint of its lease car fleet (Scope 1 and 2 car emissions) in the Netherlands and can also be used by visitors. Boskalis aims for one quarter (25%) of this fleet to be either hybrid or fully electric by the end of 2022. The company lease policy aims to encourage the use of EV and as more car manufacturers add EV models to their range, the share of EV cars is set to further increase. The new charging stations are part of a range of steps Boskalis is taking to reduce emissions and advance the use of renewable energy sources at its premises. In 2020 Boskalis installed more than 5,350 solar panels at one of its distribution centres in Vlaardingen, generating 1.6 million kW hours of green electricity per year – 15% of Boskalis’ total energy consumption in the Netherlands. The company has recently installed additional solar panels on its newest office building in Papendrecht and is currently investigating options for further upscaling. Joost Rijnsdorp, head of procurement Boskalis,  “Climate change is an increasingly urgent topic for Boskalis and society as a whole. Our investment in this extensive EV charging infrastructure for electric vehicles on our Papendrecht campus brings us a step closer to realizing our sustainability ambitions for our workforce in the Netherlands. Together with our plans to increase the proportion of lease cars within our fleet that are either hybrid or fully electric, the new charging stations mark further progress towards achieving our carbon-neutral goals.” 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 650 vessels and floating equipment and 9,900 employees, including associates, Boskalis is creating new horizons around the world. This news release can also be found on our website www.boskalis.com .

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Boskalis launches new edition of its Creating New HORIZONS magazine

Papendrecht, 13 December 2021 Boskalis has published a brand new edition of its online magazine ( boskalis.com/magazine ). The magazine offers fresh perspectives from experts and showcases projects and approaches that stretch operational and technological boundaries. In this new edition we return to the Suez Canal in late March where the mega container vessel Ever Given ran aground and take a look behind the scenes of what the New York Times described as “one of the largest and most intense salvage operations in modern history”. In cooperation with the Suez Canal Authority and with help from a spring tide, a large number of Boskalis specialists were able free the giant ship and unblock the canal. Since the previous edition of our magazine, the world has continued to face various restrictions due to the pandemic. For a global maritime company with crews and project personnel working in shift patterns, this presents numerous operational challenges. Members of Boskalis’ Travel Emergency Team explain how they tackle these issues. Despite the COVID constraints many interesting new developments and projects are taking place across the company, including projects that address some of the world’s major challenges for a sustainable future. A striking example is the construction of floating wind farms in offshore locations where the water is too deep for traditional fixed foundation turbines. Boskalis recently installed the world’s largest floating wind farm off the coast of Scotland. Another promising innovation is the use of artificial reefs as part of coastal protection solutions. With our Artificial Reefs Program we are testing various types of artificial reefs in Europe, Africa and Central America. We also recommend the further articles and beautiful videos on some of our groundbreaking projects, including the installation of segments of the world’s longest suspension bridge, the float-over installation of a platform topside with surgical precision, the decommissioning of offshore platforms in the North Sea and the construction of a large sand causeway in Bahrain. Let’s create new horizons together! 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 650 vessels and floating equipment and 9,900 employees, including associates, Boskalis is creating new horizons around the world. This news release can also be found on our website www.boskalis.com .

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Book published by Boskalis about the salvage of the Ever Given

Papendrecht, 8 December 2021 ‎ In March this year Boskalis was at the center of worldwide media attention on the salvage of the stranded mega container ship Ever Given in the Suez Canal. In collaboration with the Suez Canal Authority a large group of experts from Boskalis and its subsidiary SMIT Salvage succeeded in refloating the enormous vessel within a week during a spring tide and unblock the canal. This allowed the hundreds of queuing ships to continue their journey and averted a potential disaster for world trade (Lloyd's List estimated the damage at USD 400 million per hour). At the time of the salvage operation and immediately afterwards, Boskalis received numerous questions from the media and interested parties about the progress of the salvage operation and what had happened behind the scenes. In response to these requests and because of the unique nature of this salvage operation, we decided to publish a book reporting on this intense week. Based on interviews with a large number of colleagues involved, combined with various photos, the book paints a chronological picture of what took place on board the stranded vessel with the salvage team, the shore support team in Egypt and the Boskalis offices. The book is available in English and Dutch and can now be ordered from the  Boskalis shop (shop.boskalis.com) or for domestic orders through Bol.com . The book will be shipped as of next week for EUR 9.95 plus shipping cost for international deliveries. 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 650 vessels and floating equipment and 9,900 employees, including associates, Boskalis is creating new horizons around the world. This news release can also be found on our website www.boskalis.com .

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Boskalis consortium secures EUR 24 million research grant to advance emission-free shipping

Papendrecht, 6 December 2021 A broader maritime consortium in which Boskalis is participant has been awarded a EUR 24 million grant to conduct research into accelerating the use of methanol as a low-carbon fuel within the shipping industry. Methanol can enable significant reductions in CO2 emissions compared to traditional fuels and is viewed within the international maritime sector as one of the most feasible ‘clean’ fuels for large-scale adoption by the industry. The program is entitled Methanol as an Energy Step Towards Zero-Emission Dutch Shipping and sponsored by the Dutch Government’s Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (Netherlands Enterprise Agency). The research project aims to develop clean energy technology with a high degree of flexibility and broad applications within the shipping industry, from yacht building to offshore work ships and high-powered dredgers. The total research budget amounts to approximately EUR 38 million including a contribution from Boskalis. The consortium, which includes ship owners, yards, suppliers of specialist maritime equipment and knowledge institutions, will retrofit six different vessel types to test the viability of methanol fuel systems. Peter Berdowski, CEO of Boskalis, “Alternative fuel types are the most significant driver for developing a more sustainable maritime industry and we continue to be at the forefront of initiatives exploring the emission-reduction potential presented by methanol and other clean technologies. This research program looking into the use of methanol as a low-carbon fuel is another important step along the road to realizing net-zero objective.” ‎Boskalis is already part of a joint industry project known as the Green Maritime Methanol Consortium which has previously investigated the feasibility of methanol as a sustainable fuel for the maritime sector. A 2020 study supported by TKI Maritiem and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy demonstrated that the use of methanol is not yet economically viable for retrofit in Boskalis’ vessels, however further research is currently being carried out with regard to its suitability for new-build vessels. 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 650 vessels and floating equipment and 9,900 employees, including associates, Boskalis is creating new horizons around the world. This news release can also be found on our website www.boskalis.com .

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