Part of Boskalis

Part of Boskalis

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is a leading global dredging and marine expert providing services to the dredging, inland infra and energy offshore sectors.
Through SMIT we are active in towage and salvage.

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Transport, Heavy Lift and Subsea

The activities Transport & Heavy Lift, SMIT Marine Projects and Subsea have been combined under the Boskalis brandname. The Offshore Energy division of Boskalis is active in the offshore energy market and through the various activities is able to offer integrated contracting and service solutions.

Floating sheerlegs, ‘Taklift 7’ and ‘Taklift 4' were involved in a contact for the removal of the Q8-A and Q8-B platforms

SMIT Amandla Marine

In the niche market of specialist marine services, SMIT Amandla Marine has a track record in Southern Africa that is without comparison.

We currently deliver the following services in Southern Africa:

  • In-port bunker delivery
    We own and operate a fleet of bunker barges in South Africa that offer a reliable in-port bunker delivery service to customers with 24 hour availability.
  • Management of offshore tanker terminals & associated subsea services
    We provide specialised support vessels, personnel, expertise and equipment for turnkey management and operations involving offshore and hard quay tanker loading and discharge terminals (such as the Single Point Mooring (SPM) and Conventional Buoy Mooring (CBM) moorings offshore Durban and Mossel Bay and hard quay operations at Saldanha Bay). We provide air and saturation diving services and are able to offer engineering and professional marine services and specialised vessels to support subsea operations and we provide ROV and offshore positioning/survey services on an outsourced basis.
  • Offshore support & supply
    We provide logistic and support services to the offshore oil and mining industries in Southern Africa for oil exploration, production and anchor handling activities. We have been active at the oil and gas fields south of Mossel Bay with PetroSA for many years. Supply services to the offshore mining industry are provided out of Port Nolloth on the South African west coast.
  • Coastal & ocean towage
    Scheduling flexibility and versatility in tug positioning and availability are characteristics of this service which enables us to offer a high standard of reliability and professionalism in this competitive market.
  • Environmental protection & emergency response
    Responding to any marine pollution emergency.
  • Commercial vessel management
    Our service package includes: Technical Management, Project Management, Crewing  Purchasing, Vessel Auditing (ISM/ISPS/IMCA) and Inspections, Chartering and Incident/Accident Investigations Management.
Bunker barge Smit Lipuma provides in-port bunker delivery service