Posts Tagged ‘France’

New French regulations to greatly benefit seafarers

New French regulations to greatly benefit seafarers
Mathieu Croix, Partner, Le HavreShipping, Insurance, Yachts and Superyachts New French regulations to greatly benefit seafarers during refits Compositeworks (CW), a leading refit shipyard based in la Ciotat and La Rochelle in France, is very pleased to announce that the French regulations regarding...
May 14th, 2018 | Legal, Ship Conversions, Yachting | Read More

SurvitecZodiac range set for NAVEXPO debut

SurvitecZodiac range set for NAVEXPO debut
… Safety solutions provider Survitec is to display its SurvitecZodiac range at NAVEXPO International in Lorient for the first time next month. The event runs from the 15th to the 17th of May in the South Brittany port and represents the perfect opportunity to showcase the SurvitecZodiac range...
April 30th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Exhibition Run: Nice just warming up!

Exhibition Run: Nice just warming up!
Picture credits ©Morgan Bove / A.S.O. To note: – Actual-Grand Large Emotion dominates the Exhibition Run ahead of Sodebo Ultim’ and IDEC SPORT – The public in Nice come out in force for this spectacular, unique event contested right next to the shore – D-3 before the kick-off of...
April 29th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Nice, the capital of immoderation

Nice, the capital of immoderation
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O To note: Sodebo Ultim’, IDEC SPORT and Actual-Grand Large Emotion are moored in Nice harbour (Quai Infernet)  Over 5,000 entries racked up for the first day of the Discovery Exhibition situated along the Promenade des Anglais (free entry) Kick-off tomorrow, Sunday at 11:30am...
April 28th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European equity markets opened higher on Tuesday, tracking gains in Wall Street overnight, amid less concern about the potential of retaliation from Russia to the US-led missile strikes in Syria. Market expectations for a hefty increase...
April 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

France to make waves at Oceanlogy International 2018

France to make waves at Oceanlogy International 2018
The French pavilion organised by Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will play host to 21 exhibitors at Oceanology International 2018 in London on stands J200, K200 and K300, in partnership with Pôle Mer Bretagne Atlantique and Pôle...
March 1st, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Marseille Fos set to build on 2017 growth

Marseille Fos set to build on 2017 growth
View of the Marseilles port In a sixth consecutive year of growth, container terminals at leading French port Marseille Fos handled a record 1.4 million teu in 2017.  The 10% increase on 2016 – double the European average – was one of the standout performances of a year that underlined the port’s...
February 5th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

World Sailing equipment selection process for Paris 2024

World Sailing equipment selection process for Paris 2024
In 2018, World Sailing will make a number of important decisions concerning the Events and Equipment that will be used at the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition in Marseille, France. To ensure a joined up and efficient approach to the decision-making process, World Sailing’s Board of Directors...
December 13th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

GEODIS opens a new Parisian distribution centre serving the city of tomorrow

GEODIS opens a new Parisian distribution centre serving the city of tomorrow
GEODIS has opened a new site in the 12th arrondissement of the French capital. After two years of construction, the new 15,000 m2 depot symbolizes the Group’s determination to strengthen and develop its position in the Paris region. The new facility also underscores GEODIS’ commitment to a...
November 30th, 2017 | Logistics | Read More

News from Marseille Fos

News from Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Marseille hails Morocco Express benefits The new Morocco Express ro-ro service launched by CMA CGM on October 21 has been welcomed by the Marseille Fos port authority as a time-saving and eco-friendly alternative route between Morocco and southern Europe. The...
October 27th, 2017 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

The low-down on the Mini sailors

The low-down on the Mini sailors
.. To note: – Meeting in Paris between a delegation of racers and the press – A common base yet a host of different stories – Mini sailors set great store by the fundamentals of the race – The Mini-Transat La Boulangère in figures It’s in Paris, near the Place de la Bastille,...
September 7th, 2017 | Associations, Press and Media, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Dry …“bounces” back; wets …“messy” and Geopolitics in chaos…

Dry …“bounces” back; wets …“messy” and Geopolitics in chaos…
  John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on at 1,250 points – that’s 35 points plus since yesterday… The Wets with more than mixed feeling following the …departure of Hurricane Harvey, and Irma’s passage right now… The Geopolitical spectrum, couldn’t be worse… John Faraclas’...
September 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Pros and Cons of the BDI@1,092 amid Geopolitical uncertainty

The Pros and Cons of the BDI@1,092 amid Geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) – thanks to the Capers and partly to the Panamaxes, managed to gain 42 points and now reads 1,092… The Geopolitical uncertainty which seems a bit extended, as well as alarming, due to the North Korean palaver, might produce a bit of everything…and affect...
August 10th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos

Diversity drives first-half growth at Marseille Fos
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Despite a dip in oil volumes, first-half cargo throughput at Marseille Fos rose 2% on January-June last year at 39.9 million tonnes, driven by growth in all three general cargo sectors – containers, ro-ro and conventional traffic.  Meanwhile passenger...
August 7th, 2017 | Automobiles, Car trade, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

40th anniversary edition of the Tour de France à la Voile does not disappoint

40th anniversary edition of the Tour de France à la Voile does not disappoint
Twenty-nine teams, nine Acts, eight Coastal Raids and more Nautical Stadium Races than you can shake a stick at are just a few of the numbers that cannot possibly sum up a marathon sailing event that is as exciting as it is exacting. The nine host ports touched on in the 40th Tour de France à la Voile:...
July 30th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Final showdown rewards Tahiti and Beijaflore

Final showdown rewards Tahiti and  Beijaflore
.. FONDATION FDJ – DES MAIN ET DES PIEDS CROWNED 2017 CHAMPIONS At the conclusion of a truly entertaining Super Final, Fondation FDJ – Des Mains et Des Pieds skippered by Damien Iehl and Damien Seguin, Tresors de Tahiti skippered by Teva Plichart and Beijaflore Sailing skippered by Valentin...
July 29th, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Calm consistency wins as Fondation FDJ – Des Pieds et Des Mains claim championship with a day in hand

Calm consistency wins as Fondation FDJ – Des Pieds et Des Mains claim championship with a day in hand
… While Team SFS triumphed in spectacular style in today’s Coastal Raid, a third place finish in Nice was more than sufficient to assure Fondation FDJ – Des Pieds et Des Mains overall victory in the 40th edition of the Tour de France à la Voile. Eighteen points clear of Team SFS in second,...
July 28th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Mixing it up in Marseille

Mixing it up in Marseille
… Another brilliantly entertaining Nautical Stadium race day once again upset the apple carts in the final stretch of the Tour de France à la Voile 2017. Today’s elimination stage and Super Final failed to dislodge the top dogs from their vantage points: Fondation FDJ – Des Mains et Des Pieds...
July 27th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Watch the Falling Market*

Watch the Falling Market*
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was on a falling mode – down 12 points since yesterday and now stands at 968 points; the Geopolitics continue to build up a warring atmosphere despite what the mass media and its cronies say. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capers were down 15 points with...
July 26th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Tour Leaders Trésors de Tahiti In The Chocolates in Roses

Tour Leaders Trésors de Tahiti In The Chocolates in Roses
… Téva Plichart’s Trésors de Tahiti showed all the traits of potential Tour Voile champions not just in the smooth, assured manner in which they won today’s Act 6 Super Final but also the way in which they managed their route into the final in Roses, Costa Brava. Remarkably the Tour leaders...
July 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Youth Olympic Games qualification window opens

Youth Olympic Games qualification window opens
2017 Techno 293 Plus Worlds Fleet The qualification window for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) has opened after the Techno 293 Plus World Championships kicked off in Brittany, France this weekend.   More than 160 sailors from 31 countries have registered for the Techno 293 Plus Worlds...
July 17th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Home Run Win for Vivacar.fr

Home Run Win for Vivacar.fr
… Vivacar.fr-Cefim skippered on home waters by Mathieu Souben won the 36 nautical miles Coastal Race of Act 4 of the 40th Tour de France à Voile to become the fourth different team to have won a long race, coastal discipline since the annual French tour classic started in Dunkirk on July 7th. For...
July 15th, 2017 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV

Navigating through the thorny thicket of EU MRV
Members of IMarEST and Verifavia teams Dubai, 18 June 2017 Under the auspices of the IMarEST UAE branch, Verifavia Shipping from France sponsored a technical meeting on the EU MRV regulation. The event was attended by 80 delegates from the Middle East & Indian subcontinent maritime fraternity.  At...
June 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMarEST, Regulatory | Read More

Panamaxes contain BDI loses

Panamaxes contain BDI loses
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points since last Friday the 16th of June, thanks to the Panamaxes who gained 20 points earlier on today; the Geopolitical issues have gone beyond control and soon it will be chaos with Armageddon arriving soon. Terrorism and revenge ante portas. John...
June 19th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, Emmanuel Macron’s La République En Marche party and its ally centrist party MoDem won the French legislative...
June 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More