Bilateral Maritime Forum, 1-3 June 2022 in the Netherlands

The Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management together with the Indonesian Coordinating Ministry for Maritime Affairs and Investment (Kemenko Marves) have set a date for the upcoming fourth Bilateral Maritime Forum (BMF): 1 to 3 June 2022 in The Hague, the Netherlands. During this Forum both countries will discuss bilateral maritime cooperation, topics on the agenda are for example (green) port development, shipbuilding, and maritime education. 

Alongside the Forum, breakout sessions and workshops will be organised to discuss the cooperation opportunities between the two countries in more detail. Furthermore, a field visit to the Rotterdam Port area is being planned and a workshop about the new Indonesian capital city, Nusantara, enabling exchange of knowledge on sustainable city development. The BMF will be attended by Dutch and Indonesian public and private experts from the maritime sector. 

As the programme is still under development there are a lot of opportunities for Dutch and Indonesian companies to get involved in the activities or to add any additional maritime topics to the agenda. If you are interested to be involved please contact the NL Maritime Secretariat for Indonesia – mrs. Sandra van Putten (e-mail: to discuss the possibilities. 

In the coming newsletters we will keep you updated about the preparations of the forum.