Royal IHC is listed as one of the companies participating in the Dutch delegation visiting Iran from Sunday 23 to Friday 28 October. The purpose of the visit is to strengthen the economic ties in order for the Dutch companies to gain access to the Iranian market. (Government of Netherlands, "Minister Schultz to lead trade mission to Iran," 10/21/2016).
In October 2016, it was reported that Royal IHC had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Iran Shipbuilding and Offshore Industries Complex Company (“ISOICO”) on “engineering and knowledge transfer as well as manufacturing and supplying of equipment…”….” (AVA Diplomatic, “Iranian, Dutch Shipbuilding Companies Ink MOU,” 10/28/2016).
Royal IHC joined the Dutch trade delegation on its mission to Iran in October 2016. (Government of the Netherlands, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, “Minister Schultz to lead trade mission to Iran,” 10/21/2016).