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ABN is a leading retail and commercial bank that has its roots in the Netherlands and follows its customers abroad. Internationally we operate in a number of areas where we have undeniable expertise. Such as Energy, Commodities & Transportation (ECT) and ABN AMRO Clearing. We focus on existing private banking activities in the Netherlands, Europe and Asia.


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Alkyon is a Dutch company founded in 1996 by a group of experts and consultants with an extensive record in harbour and coastal engineering. Alkyon joined ARCADIS Nederland B.V. in 2007. ARCADIS is an engineering consultancy company that operates globally with 17,000 employees.

Alkyon Hydraulic Consultancy & Research maintains commercial and scientific contacts throughout the world, including advisors at many universities. In order to remain a specialist engineering consultant we constantly work on the improvement of our tools by in-house development and research projects as well as actively participating in joint research projects. We maintain commercial and scientific contacts throughout the world, including advisors at the Universities of Delft, Utrecht and Twente.




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Koppies & Stevens "Port Strategy Consultants" BV is a Dutch based company performing multidisciplinary port and maritime project management worldwide. John Koppies is the managing director. Together they form a unique combination of broad international experience with on hands experience in port management. The company's core business is: Concession and Contract negotiations, Process management, Master Planning, Feasibility Studies, Cost Benefit Analysis, Port Information System, Maritime and Port Policy.

Koppies & Stevens "Port Strategy Consultants" BV provides research and consultancy services for public and private clients, such as the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, ministries of Transport, stevedoring and shipping companies, etc. By using a wide range of up to date scientific methods and practical tools Koppies & Stevens is able to assess all kind of port and maritime related topics and strategic questions.




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Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organisation, specialising in audit, accountancy, tax, legal and advisory services.

Mazars can rely on the skills of 13,000  professionals in the 67  countries which make up its integrated partnership on the five continents. Mazars also has correspondents and joint ventures in 17  additional countries.

Mazars is also one of the founding members of the Praxity alliance, which gathers 79  independent organisations and 28,000  professionals in 82  countries




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NEA Transport research and training is a leading independent organisation that

carries out research, provides advice and training, and develops concepts in the areas of transport, infrastructure and logistics. NEA operates from a position of substantive knowledge, skills and quality and on the basis of strong national and international networks with government authorities, the business community and trade associations.

NEA's activities cover a broad range of economic and social aspects in the areas of passenger and freight transport and all transport modalities. NEA is part of Panteia, which consists of seven business units that offer a full service in policy research, policy advice and market research.

In addition to the joint venture with Significance in the Netherlands, NEA participates in joint ventures in China, Turkey and Kazakhstan, as well as having an interest in the Institute of Transport and Communications (ITC) in Bulgaria.



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VolkerWessels is a closely-knit group of companies at home in the Netherlands and abroad. We work in partnership with our stakeholders to shaping society in the field of construction, mobility,

energy and communications provision and development, design, realisation, management and operations.

Our strategy is aimed at further strengthening our current  business in harmony with our environment: to be safe, honest

and sustainable. In this context, we start from a strong base of

operational excellence and from this strength, we work towards growth and moving up the value chain. Our main focus is on internal growth, although strategic acquisitions are not excluded, as long as the right conditions are met. The purpose of this strategy is to strengthen and expand our position to enable the company to achieve, in a continued consolidation, a leading position in the Netherlands, Europe and Canada. Our staff and our management form the foundation of our business.

It is therefore essential to guarantee and, where possible, strengthen the quality of our people.



Witteveen+Bos is an employee owned, fully independent Dutch firm of engineering consultants. Established in 1946, the firm gradually expanded to a professional staff of over 950, working in interdisciplinary teams in countries world-wide.

To respond to the clients’ needs, our firm is organized in the following sectors: ports and hydraulics, infrastructure, construction, water and environment.

The many successfully completed projects over the

years show that we are able to keep abreast with changes in society and thus with the wishes of clients by our continuing to be creative and innovative in combination with cost-effective solutions.

Our expertise is not confined to engineering and technological issues only, but also extends to economic, social and organizational aspects, which, in our view, is essential for undertaking complex technical and engineering projects.