HME’s Singapore Branch Office will be officially launched on March 15 by the Dutch ambassador, H.E. Johannes W.G. Jansing, at his residence in Singapore. The opening coincides with one of Asia's most established and proven maritime trade exhibitions, Asia Pacific Maritime 2012.
HME Singapore has been set up to further support the international maritime trade between South-East Asia and the Netherlands. The office will act as a hub for maritime companies on both ends and will facilitate the already excellent relations between the Netherlands and South-East Asia. HME Singapore is supported by the Maritime by Holland Trade Council and Holland Shipbuilding Association. General Manager HME Singapore, Marjan Lacet: “I am convinced that HME Singapore can play a key role in connecting the Dutch maritime sector to the Asian maritime industries.”
To date, 14 Dutch maritime companies signed up to get direct assistance from the office: Aquality BV - Corrosion& Water Control BV - CSI Control Systems - Deno Compressors BV - Holland Ship Service BV - Kwant Controls BV - Loggers BV – Machine &Lierenfabriek C. Kraaijeveld BV - Maritime Consult - NRF, Nederlandse Radiateurenfabriek BV - Oliveira Hydro, Marine &Shipping - Rubber Design - SerdijnShipRepair BV – Wetering Rotterdam.