Dutch companies partner up for US offshore wind

first_imgA group of Dutch companies and knowledge institutions have formed a public-private partnership that will focus on the offshore wind industry in the United States. Arjen Schutten, managing director of the export association Holland Home of Wind Energy, is the coordinator of the group. Ultimately, the group wants to generate more Dutch export orders and thus extra revenue from the United States. The partnership will focus on knowledge exchange, network building, and positioning the Dutch industry in the northeast of the United States. The signatories include the Bureau Waardenburg institute and the following 10 companies: In terms of knowledge exchange, the Dutch group will ensure sharing information on the way the Netherlands sets up offshore wind projects. The PIB partnership has the support of the Government of the Netherlands.  Despite the COVID-19 crisis, the signing was able to go ahead via video call, according to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl). The group signed an agreement under the Partners for International Business (PIB) programme on 9 April. The goal of the PIB group is to establish the Netherlands as a strategic partner for the American offshore wind market. The group will also be organising trade missions, matchmaking activities and knowledge events. The Netherlands Enterprise Agency carries out the Partners for International Business programme (PIB) for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In the coming years, the group will focus on various activities. Furthermore, the PIB partners will participate in important offshore conventions in the United States. BoskalisCape HollandC-Job Naval ArchitectsGustoMSC, PonderaRoyal IHCSif GroupSPT OffshoreTrelleborg RidderkerkUlstein Design & Solutionslast_img read more