Global spotlight shines on state’s work to lead, accelerate maritime innovation

Gov. Jay Inslee’s maritime sector lead, Joshua Berger, traveled to Paris and Norway to share Washington’s ocean economy story with global partners.

Gov. Jay Inslee’s Maritime Innovation Advisory Council stands for a photo after finishing a strategy rollout in January 2019. This group led the development of Washington’t strategy for the blue economy. (Photo courtesy of Joshua Berger)
Joshua Berger, fifth from the right in a black sweater, stands with a group of Washington maritime leaders visiting Norway. The group had just finished taking an all-electric ferry ride. (Photo courtesy of Joshua Berger)
Berger stands with Vivian Lunde from Innovation Norway, a group that manages maritime clean tech public and private organizations. (Photo courtesy of Joshua Berger)
Kare Aas, the Norwegian Ambassador to the U.S., visited Seattle in May 2018 and met with the governor about electrifying the state’s ferries. (Photo courtesy of Joshua Berger)

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