HDMS PETER WILLEMOES OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN BALTIMORE

HDMS PETER WILLEMOES was platform for Industry Event in Baltimore 16 – 19 November.

9 member companies from FAD and Naval Team Denmark participated in a series of events during HDMS PETER WILLEMOES visit to Baltimore 16 – 19 November.

Lead-in event on 17 November was “A Forum on Flexible Ships: Platforms and Payloads” hosted by American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) and The Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNAME) followed by guided tours on board for the 150 participants. An evening reception hosted by Minister for Business and Growth, Troels Lund Poulsen, was attended by nearly 300 guests.

Highlights on 18 November included distinguished visits by Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Mac Thornberry hosted by Minister Troels Lund Poulsen and Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson hosted by Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Frank Trojahn.

Among the long list of visitors onboard were delegations from US Navy, US Coast Guard, US Foreign Comparative Testing Team, US Industry representatives and Naval Attachés from Washington D.C.

International Press was represented by Defense News, Defense and Aerospace Report and HIS Jane’s.

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