Netherlands flagship HNLMS ‘ROTTERDAM’ visits Mumbai
From 24-29 November 2012, Her Netherlands Majesty’s Ship ‘ROTTERDAM’ will visit Mumbai.The Dutch naval vessel is the flagship of one of the Task Forces countering piracy in the Indian Ocean. The visit creates an excellent opportunity to discuss lessons learned in counter piracy-operations and to discuss opportunities for business.
Indian and Dutch officials and experts will share experiences and define future opportunities between the two nations that have been involved in counter-piracy operations around Somalia ever since the United Nations called upon the international community to take action.
To facilitate this exchange of views Gateway House (Indian Council on Global Relations) in collaboration with The Netherlands Embassy and Consulate General will organise a seminar with the title “Rethinking Anti-Piracy Operations”.
At the same time leading defence industries of India and The Netherlands will meet to discuss opportunities for business.
The programme is by invitation only.