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    Boskalis strengthens its position in South America

    News // October 5, 2000
    Royal Boskalis Westminster has strengthened its position in South America with the establishment of its tenth 'home market', in Brazil.Boskalis has incorporated a new company in Brazil with its Brazilian partner, Enterpa Engenharia Ltda. The name of the new company is Enterpa Dragagem Ltda.

    The new company has approximately 100 employees and owns two hopper dredgers, seven cutters, two backhoes and auxiliary equipment.

    The company is already involved in the canalisation of the 1,000km long TiÍte-river, the maintenance of the largest port in Brazil, Santos, and beach replenishment at the north-eastern coastal town Fortaleza.

    The establishment of the new company is of strategic interest for Boskalis' position in South America and fits in well with its concept of acquiring a position in as many 'home markets' as possible.

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