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Working visit State Secretary Mona Keijzer to Royal Niestern Sander

17 September 2018
Working visit State Secretary Mona Keijzer to Royal Niestern Sander

On Monday 17 September 2018 State Secretary Mona Keijzer of Economic Affairs and Climate visited shipyard Royal Niestern Sander in Farmsum during a working visit.

At the invitation of Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) she became acquainted with the maritime cluster in the Northern Netherlands. During the visit to the Groningen yard there were presentations about the maritime sector by Deputy Patrick Brouns and various NMT members, followed by a roundtable discussion.

During the tour at Niestern Sander, Niestern Sander director Wietse Holman and production manager Ship building Jules Blokhuis explained the ships that are currently under construction there. Special attention was given to the series of three landing utility vessels and the electric inspection vessel for the Province of Groningen.

During the working visit of Mona Keijzer to Niestern Sander were also present a.o. NMT director Roel de Graaf and KVNR director Annet Koster.