Boskalis: 2006 was a peak year, further growth in 2007

Royal Boskalis Westminster nv achieved a net profit of € 116.6 million in 2006, which is 86% more than in 2005. Last year was closed with a 17% higher record turnover of € 1,354 million. Boskalis continued its selective contracting policy and benefited from market growth in the more traditional market areas such as Europe, the Middle East and Australia/Asia, as well as opportunities in emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia, India and China. The orderbook reached a new historical high of more than € 2.5 billion.