Dockwise Ltd - Appointment of Board members
Hamilton, Bermuda, 31 July 2007 - At the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Dockwise Ltd on 30 July, Mr. Adri Baan was appointed as Chairman of the Board and Mr. Rutger van Slobbe was appointed as a new member of the Board.
Mr. Adri Baan was a member of the board of Philips Electronics N.V. and after holding various positions, amongst others he has been director of the Board of PSA Corporation Limited (Port of Singapore Authority), he is currently Chairman of the supervisory boards of Wolters Kluwer N.V., Hagemeyer and the Authority for Financial Markets in the Netherlands and a non-executive director of Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd.
Mr. Rutger van Slobbe was a member of the executive board of Royal P&O Nedlloyd N.V. and currently he has various additional functions, including a position as supervisory board member of the Port of Rotterdam N.V.
Messrs. Mark Dickinson, Bert Bekker, André Goedée and Brian Francoeur were re-elected to the Board of Dockwise Ltd. The appointments have immediate effect.
About Dockwise Ltd/the Dockwise Group Dockwise Ltd is the parent company of the Dockwise group of companies (the "Dockwise Group"), one of the world's leading integrated heavy lift services providers. Following the recent combination with Dockwise Ltd (then named Sealift Ltd), the Dockwise Group currently owns a fleet of 22 vessels, of which 17 are semi-submersible heavy transport vessels and the remaining 5 are due to be converted into semi-submersible heavy transport vessels. The Dockwise Group is able to transport the heaviest cargos over vast distances. In addition, the Dockwise Group provides its customers with high value added services such as engineering, project management and front-end engineering design, particularly in the transportation and installation of offshore structures business. This capability has been further enhanced by the recent acquisitions of Offshore Kinematics Inc and Ocean Dynamics LLC. The Dockwise Group employs about 800 people worldwide. With a global network of offices in Bermuda (Dockwise Ltd's headquarters), Breda, (the Netherlands, being the operational headquarters of the Dockwise Group), Houston (Texas, USA), Shanghai (China), Shenzen (China), Busan (South Korea), Lagos (Nigeria) and Fort Lauderdale (USA)/Golfe Juan (France)/Genua (Italy) (Dockwise Yacht Transport), as well as 8 representing agents, the Dockwise Group provides an extensive service network to its clients. For further information: www.dockwise.com
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