Outlook update 2007: net profit increase at least 65%

Based on developments so far in 2007, the Board of Management of dredging company Royal Boskalis Westminster nv expects an increase in the net profit, including the extraordinary items in the first half year of approximately € 20 million, of at least 65% (net profit 2006: € 116.6 million). In August, at the announcement of the half year results, the Board of Management expected a net profit increase of at least 40%.