Royal Boskalis Acquires Ardent Americas

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. headquartered in IJmuiden, the Netherlands has completed its acquisition of Ardent Americas which was established in 2015 following the merger of Svitzer Salvage and Titan Salvage and was previously a subsidiary of Ardent Global Marine Services, headquartered in IJmuiden.

Boskalis currently provides OPA90 services in the US with Houston, Texas-based Donjon-Smit through its subsidiary, SMIT Salvage, and its joint venture partner Donjon Marine.

Ardent Americas is a leading player under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 for the provision of marine emergency response services in US and its program currently covers approximately 500 shipowners encompassing over 4,000 vessels.

By Pacific Maritime