1. Transport of SPAR hull on board of the Dockwise Vanguard (© Flying Focus): 2. Transport of the topside on board of the White Marlin (© Flying Focus): 3. Topside transfer onto the S-class vessels creating a catamaran structure (© Espen Rønnevik/Boskalis): 4. Topside float over installation with the tip of the SPAR hull above the waterline in between the S-class vessels (© Espen Rønnevik/Boskalis):
5. The end result - the topside neatly installed on the SPAR hull (© Espen Rønnevik/Boskalis): 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 services including the construction and maintenance of ports and waterways, land reclamation, coastal defense and riverbank protection. In addition, Boskalis offers a wide variety of marine services and contracting for the oil and gas sector and offshore wind industry as well as salvage solutions (SMIT Salvage). Furthermore, Boskalis has a number of strategic partnerships in harbor towage and terminal services (Kotug Smit Towage, Keppel Smit Towage, Saam Smit Towage and Smit Lamnalco). With a versatile fleet of more than 900 vessels and floating equipment and 11,700 employees, including associated companies, Boskalis operates in 90 countries across six continents.
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