5 December 2018
WHAT THE NETHERLANDS NAVAL CLUSTER CAN MEAN FOR EUROPE AND EU DEFENCE COOPERATION
“November 27/28 the Berlin Security Summit with more than 1000 attendees focused on EU military and security cooperation. Government, Military, and Industry joins in constructive meetings to underline the tight relations between Germany and the Netherlands.
For Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) this event offered the perfect stage to underline what our Netherlands Naval Cluster can mean for Europe and the EU Defence Cooperation: remaining a vital and future proof OEM shipbuilding and integration base, capable of complex naval projects, offering ability to act for the Netherlands, and opening ways of Dutch meaningful (industrial) contribution to international cooperation; be it in EU , be it in NATO.”
Following is the key note speech (paraphrased) by DSNS’ Managing Director, Hein van Ameijden: Keynote speech Hein van Ameijden