Royal Boskalis Westminster has netted a deal for dredging and related work at the Acu port being built in Brazil.
The contract for the project in Rio de Janeiro state, is worth EUR 200m ($285m) to the company’s coffers.
The deal was handed out by subsidiaries of Sao Paulo-listed FPSO builder, OSX Brasil, which is building the shipyard within the port.
The yard, which OSX says will be the largest in the Americas, is scheduled to be ready by 2013.
The Dutch company’s scope of work, will start soon and last two years, includes dredging an access and inner channel, turning basin and harbor basin as well as land reclamation work.
Brazil is proving to be a growth area for Boskalis which has completed several marine infrastructure projects there in recent years.