I have been able to see for myself how the Nordic countries, especially Norway and Finland, continue to lead this industry which is more and more competitive and includes a great range of solutions. Personally, it was mostly useful as a meeting place for maritime companies which inspire me to go on developing and building new ideas.
Amsterdam has drawn the curtain on Electric & Hybrid Marine 2019 with great success attracting professionals, some of them coming from the world of hybrid and electronic propulsion system design or naval engineering while others are the owners and operators of great ships, shipbuilders and ship manufacturers.
From the 25th to the 27th of June, over 130 national and international developments were on display in addition to 40 conferences on offer focusing on the latest developments inmaritime technology. Now in its sixth year, it has rightfully turned into one of the main events for the industrial maritime sector that takes place in Europe.
Naturally, there is great potential for the increase in commercial activity as far as oceans are concerned. Since last year’s edition,the worldwide debate on the sustainability of the oceans has intensified. The stands this year clearly proved to have the issues of this debate at heart.
Climate change and nature’s well-being are not only the major issues this industry must deal with, but rather the whole planet. There is a pressing need to refurbish the standards for efficiency and operations in the maritime sector.