Trade mission focused on renewable energies and maritime innovation


Seattle Port Commissioner Ryan Calkins will join the Nordic study and trade mission and travel to Finland, Sweden and Norway next week.

Led by Washington Governor Jay Inslee and the Washington Department of Commerce, the Northern Study and Trade Mission aims to affirm, highlight and expand the significant cultural, diplomatic, economic, industrial, political and political ties between the Washington State and the Nordic Countries. . Commissioner Calkins will also stop in Sweden. The port will use the trade mission to explore the implementation of zero carbon and renewable energy solutions, as well as maritime innovation projects.

Highlights of Port of Seattle Trade Delegation activities include:

This trade mission supports the port’s efforts to be the greenest and most energy-efficient port in America. The mission provides an opportunity to learn from Nordic countries that have partnered with innovative cluster organizations to shift from fossil fuels to renewable resources.


Kathy Roder | Port of Seattle Director of External Relations, Communications and Marketing
(206) 787-4882 | [email protected]


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