Posts Tagged ‘France’

Tara back from Pacific expedition with startling data: motley map of reef health

Tara back from Pacific expedition with startling data: motley map of reef health
… After two and a half years navigating the Pacific, where over 40% of our planet’s coral reefs are found, the schooner Tara returned to Lorient, its home port in Brittany, on October 27. Led by the Tara Expeditions Foundation, the Tara Pacific expedition deserves a round of applause: it has...
October 27th, 2018 | Charity, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

News from port of Marseille Fos

News from port of Marseille Fos
.. QUECHEN SILICON CHEMICAL, the world’s 3rd-largest manufacturer of silica for green tires, has signed a ground lease to build its new European factory in Fos-sur-Mer in the South of France. The largest Chinese industrial investment for a new factory in France has taken another major step forward...
October 19th, 2018 | Construction, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Merkel setback hurts EMU reform chances, Future of the euro area

Merkel setback hurts EMU reform chances, Future of the euro area
Angela Merkel Commentary: Merkel setback hurts EMU reform odds By David Marsh in Bali The stunning setback for Germany’s coalition parties in Sunday’s Bavarian state elections will toughen Chancellor Angela Merkel’s already difficult task of winning consensus for reforming and strengthening...
October 16th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Medlink Ports recognition for waterways box shippers

Medlink Ports recognition for waterways box shippers
Mineral water and dairy powder specialists Danone and Euroserum have become the latest container shippers to be recognised by the Medlink Ports association for their regular use of the river network between the Rhone-Saone corridor and the French Mediterranean coast.  They join 25 previously cited companies,...
October 10th, 2018 | Containers, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Farewell M. Didier Bouttier

Farewell M. Didier Bouttier
Mr. Didier Bouttier, Senior Vice President, South Europe, Middle East and Africa zone (SEMEA) retired at the end of September. In a distinguished career – spanning 36 years of dedicated service to the Marine & Offshore division of Bureau Veritas – he oversaw significant growth in the...
October 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Sébastien Raspiller, James Bullard, and KfW seminar

Sébastien Raspiller, James Bullard, and KfW seminar
. Future economic and financial relationship between France and UK post-Brexit Tuesday 25 September, 18:15 BST London Roundtable discussion with Sébastien Raspiller, head of financial affairs at the French Directorate General of the Treasury. Raspiller holds responsibility for banking, insurance...
September 17th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

The BDI@1,366; don’t call my bluff…

The BDI@1,366; don’t call my bluff…
John Faraclas Asymmetrical but expected figures govern the Markets and Geopolitics; we have been warning you with CAUTION in capital letters for both for a long time. John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 16 points earlier on today and now reads 1,366   points. On a...
September 14th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

The BDI bottoms-out…?

The BDI bottoms-out…?
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI went bellow the 1,400 points  mark at 1,382 which is minus 29 points and CAUTION is the best tactic to avoid messy situations. Geopolitics still an upheaval for all. John Faraclas’ brief report: The Capes’ BCI  stood at  1,980   – down...
September 13th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Lorina Limonade Tour Voile champion 2018

Lorina Limonade Tour Voile champion 2018
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O Persistence and tactics won out in the end as Lorina Limonade Golfe du Morbihan (Quentin Delapierre, Kevin Peponnet, Bruno Mourniac, Tim Mourniac, Corentin Horeau) lifted the Tour Voile championship trophy for the second time in three years. Controlling their nearest rival...
July 22nd, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hyères today, gone tomorrow

Hyères today, gone tomorrow
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. Hyères hero of the day, claiming their fifth win of the contest and closing the gap with the leaders of the general classification to three points was Beijaflore. The team composed of Valentin Bellet, Guillaume Pirouelle and Valentin Sipan honed their craft throughout a long...
July 20th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Lorina Limonade Win on Home Waters but Beijaflore Lead Into Med By One Point.

Lorina Limonade Win on Home Waters but Beijaflore Lead Into Med By One Point.
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. On Saturday’s capricious coastal race they were overshadowed by title challengers Beijaflore but when the seabreeze finally delivered on South Brittany’s beautiful Morbihan Bay it was the local aces on Lorina Limonade-Golfe du Morbihan who read it best and won the Stade...
July 15th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

A Lorina Cocktail for Le Big Weekend?

A Lorina Cocktail for Le Big Weekend?
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. Lorina Golfe du Morbihan Teams head to ‘Home’ Act in First and Third on 41st Tour Voile Lorina Limonade Golfe du Morbihan win Act 3 Stade Nautique in Barneville-Carteret #sailingarabia Finish Fourth and Go to Act 4 in Fourth. On what promises to be a massive weekend...
July 13th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Dream Dieppe Double for Tour Voile Leaders Beijaflore

Dream Dieppe Double for Tour Voile Leaders Beijaflore
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. Beijaflore completed the dream Dieppe double when they won today’s fast, exciting Stadium Racing Final, their second of the 41st Tour Voile. The young team skippered by Valentin Bellet which wear the colours of a Paris based management consultancy which are long time sailing...
July 10th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Diana Containerships extends “Domingo’s” period t/c CMA CGM

Diana Containerships extends “Domingo’s” period t/c  CMA CGM
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V DOMINGO WITH CMA CGM ATHENS, GREECE, July 10, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced...
July 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Fixtures, Markets | Read More

Measured up in Dieppe

Measured up in Dieppe
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. · Beijaflore win Coastal Race to extend lead · Light winds prove frustrating · #sailingarabia finish 12th drop back to fourth The fleet went afloat this morning off a nearless windless Dieppe Plage with Beijaflore skipper Valentin Bellet saying the first Coastal Race of...
July 9th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

One In Four

One In Four
©Jean-Marie Liot / A.S.O. Just one point separates the top four teams after Act 1 Dunkirk Beijaflore win Act 1, tied on aggregate with Oman Sail’s #sailingarabia Three stadium days back to back proves tough.  For the first time in the history of the Tour Voile three consecutive days of Stade Nautique...
July 8th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

HELMEPA’s Scholarships

HELMEPA’s Scholarships
.. Another 5 young scientists will have the opportunity to pursue their dreams by carrying out postgraduate studies during the 2018-19 academic year, as scholars of ΗΕLMEPA. The new scholars will join the group of another 32 young people, who since 1998 have received ΗΕLMEPA scholarships for shipping...
July 6th, 2018 | Academia, Associations, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Scholarships | Read More

Friday is D Day in Dunkirk for 41st Tour Voile Starters

Friday is D Day in Dunkirk for 41st Tour Voile Starters
©Morgan Bove / A.S.O. The 41st edition of Le Tour Voile starts in Dunkirk, Friday heralding the opening salvo on what is being described as the most intense edition yet. When once the famous multi stage race around the French coast  was a cumulative test of offshore skill and stamina, historically...
July 5th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

In Rennes, Geodis implements a new intelligent lighting system to optimise site management

In Rennes, Geodis implements a new intelligent lighting system to optimise site management
After a successful initial pilot phase at the Lille Europe site in Lesquin, GEODIS has outfitted its Distribution & Express platform in Rennes (Brittany, France) with LED lighting and connected sensors. The objectives are to reduce electricity consumption, improve employee well-being with more natural...
June 19th, 2018 | Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam, Port of Le Havre and Port of Piraeus for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental standard (PERS)
Isabelle Ryckbost ESPO congratulates Port of Rotterdam (Netherlands), Port of Le Havre (France) and Port of Piraeus (Greece) for renewing EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). Isabelle Ryckbost, ESPO’s Secretary General, Eamonn O’Reilly, ESPO’s Chairman, and Sotiris Raptis, EcoPorts...
June 1st, 2018 | Environment, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EU bank backs Marseille Fos projects in €50 million agreement

EU bank backs Marseille Fos projects in €50 million agreement
  Christine Cabau Woehrel and Ambroise Fayolle sign the €50 million agreement European Union institution the European Investment Bank (EIB) has renewed its partnership with leading French port Marseille Fos under a €50 million funding agreement to support five key development projects. The projects,...
May 31st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

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