Posts Tagged ‘France’

The port of Marseille-Fos sets the path towards the maritime data-hub concept…

The port of Marseille-Fos sets the path towards the maritime data-hub concept…
  The port of Marseille-Fos sets the path towards the maritime data-hub concept: a global digital gateway offering smart and reliable landing infrastructure for subsea cables Globalization does not simply mean more ships; it also means more information flows. No wonder that data traffic is predicted...
February 13th, 2019 | Construction, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Marseille Fos CEO leaving to rejoin CMA CGM

Marseille Fos CEO leaving to rejoin CMA CGM
Christine Cabau Woehrel Christine Cabau Woehrel is leaving her post as CEO of the Marseille Fos port authority with effect from March 12 on completion of her five-year term of appointment.  A successor is due to be named in the coming weeks. Cabau Woehrel is rejoining Marseilles-based shipping giant...
February 1st, 2019 | Company Profiles, HR, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Story of the Week | Read More

The City of Lights will be a lighthouse for electric mobility on the water

The City of Lights will be a lighthouse for electric mobility on the water
Paris, the River Seine Paris, France (January 21, 2019) – The Seine may soon be the world’s greenest river and Paris boat operators are leading the way. The City of Paris has set ambitious goals to improve air quality and reduce the city’s carbon footprint in conjunction with the upcoming Olympic...
January 21st, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Holidays, Pollution | Read More

HRAS News: Migrants crossing The English Channel & Port Strategies

HRAS News: Migrants crossing The English Channel & Port Strategies
… COMMENT 28 December 2018 London.UK.  The recent increase in migrant crossings from France to England across one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes, has prompted calls within the UK to increase sea patrols and prevent crossings. Nonetheless, the issue should not be unexpected for UK Border...
December 31st, 2018 | Charity, Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to press reports, UK Premier Theresa May is likely to face a leadership challenge later today. If she does lose —a simple majority of votes against her by conservative MPs would suffice—an interim leader will have to be...
December 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

AKK’s rise: France, euro repercussions, City Lecture with Vítor Constâncio

AKK’s rise: France, euro repercussions, City Lecture with Vítor Constâncio
.. Commentary: AKK’s rise – France, euro repercussions By David Marsh in London Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the new leader of Germany’s principal governing party, faces a complex struggle to impose her will on her fractious Christian Democratic Union. She will pursue a more conservative...
December 10th, 2018 | Banking, European Union, Finance, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

New MEDports partnership agrees 2019 action plan

New MEDports partnership agrees 2019 action plan
Marseilles passenger terminal The Marseille-headquartered MEDports Association – founded five months ago by 20 Mediterranean port authorities – has set out a 2019 activity roadmap including the adoption of common key performance indicators and a ‘single window’ cargo community system. Other...
December 5th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

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