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  • 21 March 2014
    Equipment

    Spanish oil company Repsol and the French Institute of Petroleum, IFP Energies Nouvelles, have signed a framework collaboration agreement to develop cutting-edge exploration and production technology.   These projects will help to make hydrocarbon discoveries, identify new reserves, as well as evaluating their potential and increasing production. One of the main objectives of the agreement […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    On February 9th 2015, the first Seatower gravity based foundation (GBS) for the Fecamp offshore wind farm was successfully installed 15km off the coast of Normandy. During the course of this project, towage specialist BOLUDA FRANCE provided its expertise, procurement and towage services to contribute to the installation of the very first offshore wind structure […]

  • 16 March 2005

    TEAM ABN AMRO has presented in Paris, France the skipper and three core crew members for their second boat in the Volvo Ocean Race 2005/06. These experienced crew members will sail under command of the appointed skipper of the second boat, Sebastien Josse. This young Frenchman has a proven track record in ocean sailing. The […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Fugro in France has relocated to a new office space, Espace Le Carillon, close to the central business district of La Défense in Paris. The recent office move follows on from the July 2019 merger of Fugro’s four French entities into a single business unit operating under the sole name of Fugro. This new office […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    CMA CGM added the first newbuilding ship dedicated to the French West Indies, CMA CGM Fort de France.

  • 8 June 2015

    On the sidelines of the World Gas Conference in Paris, the chief executives of 15 French companies including Total, Technip, Schneider and Vinci Energy held direct talks with the managing director of National Iranian Gas Company Hamidreza Araqi to discuss opportunities in Iran.

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Drydocks World & Maritime World, the leading service providers to the maritime and oil & gas sectors, announced today that they hosted a delegation of representatives of key French companies from Brittany under the aegis of the French Trade Commission Ubifrance of the French Embassy in UAE. The high-profile delegation comprised of 28 key decision-makers […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cargo ship Thorco Lineage ran aground on the Raroia Atoll, French Polynesia, after suffering engine problems.

  • 6 October 2014

    A French Navy frigate had to be towed to naval base in Pointe De La Galets, La Reunion having been disabled after a severe engine fire that broke out on September 30th. The frigate Nivôse was steaming her way toward Mauritius in the Indian Ocean when the fire started. Fortunately, the frigate’s sister ship Floreal was […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    World’s third biggest container shipping major CMA CGM announced plans to register four of its 20,000 TEU + size giants under the French flag. Namely, speaking at a recent Ecole Nationale Supérieure Maritime (ENSM) event, the company’s CEO Rodolphe Saadé said that CMA CGM’s next flagship, featuring 20,600 TEU will fly the French flag and […]

  • 26 October 2006

    VT Halmatic Limited (VTH) are pleased to announce that they have been successful in wining a contract, to supply twenty (20) new commando boats to the French Navy, in a deal announced by the DGA/SPN (French Procurement Agency). VT Halmatic Limited (VTH) are pleased to announce that they have been successful in wining a contract, […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    N-Sea, the subsea IMR provider, has signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with CERES and TechSub to provide subsea survey, installation and remediation services to the French offshore wind industry. Gerard Keser, CEO of N-Sea, said: “N-Sea has developed a strong track record in UXO management, construction support and IMR services in the offshore renewables […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Project & Tenders

    By Collectivité territoriale de Guyane The French local authority of French Guyana (Collectivité territoriale de Guyane) has issued a tender invitation for the establishment and operation of a submarine cable to connect French Guyana and the European continent. This system has to provide transmission capacity for a very-high-speed, priceless and secure broadband electronic communications network. The […]

  • 17 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    BPC Dixmude, the third Mistral-class force projection and command vessel for the French Navy, has been delivered to the French defence procurement agency (DGA) three months ahead of the initial contract schedule. The DGA took formal delivery of the ship on 3 January 2012. This success is the result of outstanding cooperation between industry partners […]

  • 5 March 2013

    Last week, the Government of France deposited with the International Labour Office the instrument of ratification of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC 2006). France is the 35th ILO Member State and the 13th EU member State to ratify this landmark Convention, which sets out decent working and living conditions for seafarers while creating conditions […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    French container shipping company CMA CGM decided to upgrade its service to the French West Indies by increasing its capacity and introducing additional calls on the PCRF line. The line, which offers direct connections between the French West Indies and Northern Europe, will add two new weekly calls at the ports of Zeebrugge and Rotterdam during the first quarter of […]

  • 7 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Worldwide communities have shown an increased awareness of the importance of providing an outlook for ending piracy. While reflecting on challenges and learning from failures, communities are taking part in the socio-technological dialogue in which good practice becomes the intellectual backbone for defeating piracy. The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) is putting down […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    As of this week, Damen Shipyards Group is the new owner of French shiprepair yard Arno Dunkerque, the only operator for ship repair and conversion in the 3rd largest French port, Dunkirk. The yard will continue its ship repair and conversion services. Furthermore, its personnel and management will remain in place, guaranteeing a seamless transition […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Storage, Technology

    French cable maker Nexans has awarded its compatriot, Bardot Group, with a contract to supply buoyancy modules for the power cables of Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm. The 30MW floating wind farm, located 30 kilometres off the coast of Peterhead, will be operated by Norwegian oil and gas major Statoil. Hywind will consist of […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Three French companies and one university have joined forces in a collaborative project focused on solving grid stability issues associated with tidal power generation for off-grid areas.

  • 6 August 2014

    Airborne officially registered a business unit  in Cherbourg, France last month. Airborne Marine France will support the emerging tidal industry in the future through a dedicated manufacturing facility for composite tidal blades in France. In addition, it is foreseen that in the future, composite ship propellers as well as highly loaded marine structures, e.g. for […]

  • 13 July 2011

      Taiwan said Tuesday it received $875 million from Thales, bringing to an end a long-running wrangle after the French defence giant lost… (expatica) [mappress] Source: Expatica , July 13, 2011;