On April 4, 2012, His Royal Highness Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje participated in the celebration of the merger between two marine research institutions, the Centre for Estuarine and Marine Ecology (CEME) and the Royal Dutch Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ).

According to RVD, the merger between these two institutions aims to “… strengthen the company’s international position in the field of coastal and marine research…”

Click the links below to watch two video news clips (in Dutch).

Sources: RVD and Omroep Zeeland