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  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    French naval and defense specialist DCNS and Bpifrance have established a new company dedicated to marine renewable energies called DCNS Energies.

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    French-based company DCNS plans to establish a marine energy subsidiary that would be dedicated to floating offshore wind, tidal and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) technology.  “DCNS plans to create a subsidiary dedicated to marine energies and is currently focused on concluding investment from new external investors. After closing this process, DCNS will maintain a majority […]

  • 16 May 2013

    PIRIOU and DCNS have announce the establishment of KERSHIP, a joint company for building ships to civil standards intended for implementation of State action at sea. This project forms part of the respective growth strategies of the two stakeholders, broadening their access to markets. Held jointly by PIRIOU (55%) and DCNS (45%), KERSHIP is a […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Laurent Beauvais, President of the Basse-Normandie Region and Chairman of the Ports of Normandy Authority, and Patrick Boissier, Chairman and CEO of DCNS, signed a memorandum of understanding at DCNS headquarters in Paris, in the presence of Jean-François Le Grand, President of the Manche Departmental Council and Bernard Cazeneuve, MP, Mayor of Cherbourg–Octeville and President […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    French naval defense and energy specialist DCNS plans to create a subsidiary dedicated to marine renewable energies.

  • 27 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The construction of tidal turbines for Paimpol-Bréhat project, developed by EDF, has started, and the turbines are expected to be grid-connected before the end of 2015. The Paimpol-Bréhat demonstration project is located in France, off the coast of Paimpol. DCNS, through its subsidiary OpenHydro, is working with EDF to install two 16 metre in diameter […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    French oil services provider Technip has acquired stake in the new industrial player in marine renewable energies established by DCNS and Bpifrance, and also supported by BNP Paribas Development. DCNS Energies, majority owned by DCNS and 36% by the SPI fund of Bpifrance, will devote its activity to the industrial and commercial development of three technologies […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    French energy specialist DCNS and a fund managed by Bpifrance have formed DCNS Energies, a turnkey constructor of marine renewable energy (MRE) plants for the French and export markets. DCNS Energies, majority owned by DCNS and 36% by the SPI fund (“Société de Projets Industriels” / Industrial Projects Company) of Bpifrance, will devote its activity to […]

  • 11 July 2011

      On the 30th of June 2011, DCNS delivered the third-of-class fast patrol boat P963-Steil, to the Royal Norwegian Navy. The six-boat Skjold programme is led by a consortium comprising DCNS and two Norwegian contractors with DCNS acting as the combat system design authority and co-supplier. The Norwegian authorities entrusted the Skjold programme to a […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

      Fortum and DCNS have today signed a Letter of Intent on cooperation in the field of wave power research and development in France. A joint feasibility study for a wave power demonstration project located in France is planned to be starting by the end of 2011. The project is in line with Fortum’s and […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    DCNS Group has enhanced its ROV capability with a Saab Seaeye Tiger and Saab Seaeye Falcon. Both ROVs will be deployed by DCNS Far East – DCNS’ Singapore-based subsidiary across Asia – as the company extends its operations in the region. DCNS Far East chose the two ROVs for their versatility and reliability – and for […]

  • 26 November 2013

    On 20-21 November 2013, Patrick Boissier, DCNS chairman and CEO, gave a series of conferences in Canada. With its new-generation multimission FREMM frigates, DCNS is a leading contender for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) programme under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS). As the CEO of DCNS, Patrick Boissier was part of a Canadian Tour, […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Laurent Beauvais, President of the Basse-Normandie Region and Chairman of the Ports of Normandy Authority, and Patrick Boissier, Chairman and CEO of DCNS, signed a memorandum of understanding at DCNS headquarters in Paris, in the presence of Jean-François Le Grand, President of the Manche Departmental Council and Bernard Cazeneuve, MP, Mayor of Cherbourg–Octeville and President […]

  • 3 May 2013

    DCNS and its local partners recently delivered the sixth and final Skjold-class fast patrol boat to the Royal Norwegian Navy. The six-boat Skjold programme is led by a consortium comprising DCNS and two Norwegian contractors with DCNS acting as the combat system design authority and co-supplier. The Norwegian authorities entrusted the Skjold programme to a […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Cleantech AFIC (French Private Equity Association) Club and consultants Ernst & Young presented DCNS and OpenHydro with their award for the best investment in an innovative start-up by a major corporate group. This award is made in recognition of the success achieved by the DCNS/OpenHydro partnership in renewable energy development. The two companies have […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    On 18 October 2012, DCNS celebrated the launch of FREMM multimission frigate Normandie in the presence of Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Defence, and Pierre Moscovici, Minister for the Economy and Finance. This latest success is a further demonstration of DCNS’s industrial vigour and vitality, with six multimission frigates currently under construction. Patrick Boissier, […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Laurent Beauvais, President of the Basse-Normandie Region and Chairman of the Ports of Normandy Authority, and Patrick Boissier, Chairman and CEO of DCNS, signed a memorandum of understanding at DCNS headquarters in Paris, in the presence of Jean-François Le Grand, President of the Manche Departmental Council and Bernard Cazeneuve, MP, Mayor of Cherbourg–Octeville and President […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    From 17 to 19 October, in Dublin, DCNS will participate in the 4th International Conference on Ocean Energy. This conference will gather global industry and academic experts in marine renewable energy. They will share on this growing new industry. DCNS, a world leader in naval defence and an innovative player in energy, will showcase its […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Technology

    DCNS Energies, a new DCNS subsidiary dedicated to floating offshore wind, tidal energy and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), has chosen Open Ocean’s software for the analysis of metocean conditions at potential project sites.

  • 12 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    DCNS and Pipavav have decided to establish a strategic partnership for bringing DCNS technologies, methods and skills into Pipavav, India’s first and largest integrated defence company. The focus of the teaming is to build the highest state of the art strategic assets including modern warships for the Indian Navy and Coast Guard. Speaking on the […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    The DCNS research teams have moved to the recently opened marine renewables and shipbuilding innovation centre Technocampus Ocean located in Bouguenais, on the outskirts of Nantes, France. According to DCNS, the move represents a step forward in its efforts to make innovation a driving force for its development, in France and internationally. Within Technocampus Ocean, […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    DCNS is going to increase its holding in OpenHydro to 59.7% of the capital through an acquisition of shares from the current shareholders and an increase in capital restricted to the Group. This investment is evidence of the confidence and commitment of DCNS to the development of OpenHydro. OpenHydro will retain its team and its […]