Japanese marine energy delegation finds its way to OEEC 2016


Japanese marine energy mission to the Netherlands, which includes representatives from several organizations and universities in Japan, has confirmed its attendance at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2016.

The mission is organized by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), the Dutch Energy from Water Association (EWA), the Ocean Energy Association of Japan (OEAJ), MET-Support, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Japan, and Navingo BV.

Over 15 representatives from Japan have already confirmed their attendance at OEEC 2016, coming from Saga University, Chugoku Marine Paints, the University of Tokyo, Nihon University, Fugro Japan, Nishikazegiken, and Saga Prefecture.

One of the representatives of the Japanese mission, Yasuyuki Ikegami, an associate professor at the Institute of Ocean Energy at Saga University, will also give a presentation during the Marine Energy Event with an update on the OTEC pilot project under development in Japan.

During the final day of the conference on Wednesday, October 26, a ceremony will be held to mark the signing of memorandum of understanding between EWA, Dutch Marine Energy Centre (DMEC), and OEAJ, under which the parties will agree to further expand their collaboration and stimulate the cooperation on future projects.

The signing ceremony will take place at the DMEC Marine Energy Pavilion in between OTEC Symposium and the Marine Energy Event.

OEEC 2016 will take place from October 25-26, 2016, at Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands.

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