Working visit to the Møre Maritime Cluster in Ålesund on 21-23 August 2017

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The working visit to the Møre Maritime Cluster in Ålesund was organised on 21- 23 August 2017.

The delegation was represented by H.E. Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Kingdom of Norway, Teimuraz Ramishvili, Mr Igor Kozhedub, Attaché, Embassy of Russia in Norway, Mr Timur Chekanov, Attaché, Embassy of Russia in Norway, Mr Alexander Anikin, Trade Representative, Trade Representation of Russia in Norway, Mr Alexander Lizogub, Head Expert, Trade Representation of Russia in Norway, Mr Sergey Alekseev, Head of Arctic Engineering Center, Krylov State Research Center, Ms Liv Monica Stubholt, Chair of the NRCC Board, Mr Jarle Forbord, NRCC Managing Director and Mr Rune Methi, NRCC Senior Project Manager.

Regarding the program, on the first day the delegation visited Optimar AS presented by Mr Asbjørn Solevågseide and Skipsteknisk presented by Mr Hans Ove Holmøy and Ms Inge Bertil Straume. The evening continued with a dinner at the Atlanterhavsparken aquarium.

The day after the delegation carried out a visit and a guided tour at Campus Ålesund, which included presentations of maritime companies, Scientific Work and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, presentation of Global Centre of Expertise Blue Maritime, Offshore Simulator Centre and Rolls-Royce Marine.

Before sailing into the famous Hjørundgfjord area in a wonderful weather, the delegation visited the Ulstein Group in Ulteinvik.The end of a great day concluded with a memorable dinner at the Hotel Union in Øye.

On the last day in Aalesund the group have visited Fishing Vessel Company and DNV GL. During the visit parts discussed productively issues of future cooperation, plans and perspectives within the maritime sector.

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