Boskalis and Van Oord jv awarded dredging contract in Brazil

Boskalis and Van Oord jv awarded dredging contract in Brazil

Dutch shipping company Royal Boskalis and its joint venture partner Van Oord have been awarded a contract by The Brazilian Ministry of Transport, Ports and Civil Aviation for the capital and maintenance dredging of the port of Santos.

The value of the contract is approximately EUR110m ($117m).

The dredging operations are expected to commence later this year with the deployment of various trailing suction hopper dredgers and a backhoe dredger. The dredging activities are expected to be completed in 2018.

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