From 10-13 March 2020 a trade mission to Indonesia took place in which approximately 180 representatives from 112 companies, organisations and knowledge institutes participated. The trade mission was led by Minister Kaag from the Ministry Foreign Trade & Aid, business mission leader Hans de Boer of VNO-NCW and Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen (Ministry of Infrastructure & Water). King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima were present during some parts of the business programme, among others the exchange of agreements and contracts between Dutch and Indonesian companies and government organisations.
STC international joined the trade mission and participated by providing a presentation regarding their activities concerning capacity building in the maritime, logistics and shipbuilding sectors in Indonesia and their collaboration with Indonesian institutes. Moreover, STC International also contributed to the panel discussion regarding ‘Port & Connectivity’. On 10 March 2020, a MoU was signed with Samudera Indonesia regarding cooperation in the field of maritime, port, transport and logistics for training and education.