W.D. Fairway unavailable for remainder of 2007

Subsequent to the report of 8 March 2007 about the collision between the hopper W.D. Fairway and the container vessel MSC Joanna, Royal Boskalis Westminster nv wishes to announce that the damage to the W.D. Fairway is considerable and that the ship will be out of action for the remainder of 2007. Boskalis is insured for the damage to the ship.