Posts Tagged ‘France’

Fighting to the Finish in Nice

Fighting to the Finish in Nice
. Fighting to the Finish in Nice There is very little that is predictable about the racing in the Tour Voile and this 42nd edition is no exception. From the top eight boats that qualify for the Nautical Stadium Finals to the daily winners and even the wind conditions, anything can and does happen on...
July 20th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

In Les Sables d’Olonne on Bastille Day Morrison and Renaissance Services make it three stadium wins

In Les Sables d’Olonne on Bastille Day Morrison and Renaissance Services make it three stadium wins
. In Les Sables d’Olonne on Bastille Day Morrison and Renaissance Services Make It Three Stadium Wins Stevie Morrison the Oman Sail team on Renaissance Services became the only team on the 2019 Tour Voile to win three Stade Nautique finals when they emerged triumphant from the most exciting stadium...
July 14th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 06-Jul-2019 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 7-20 JULY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 7-20 July 2019 Saturday, July 6, 2019, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 8 July (Mon) – Kazakhstan Capital City Day Holiday 14 Jul (Sun) – Bastille...
July 6th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Dunkirk Deals Up Surprises and Upsets As Tour Voile Kicks Off

Dunkirk Deals Up Surprises and Upsets As Tour Voile Kicks Off
.. Dunkirk Deals Up Surprises and Upsets As Tour Voile Kicks Off Light winds and strong tidal currents off Dunkirk’s Malo Les Bains beaches conspired to deliver surprises and upsets on the first day of the Tour Voile as the Belgian team Caraibois BE.Brussels won the opening stade nautique Final and...
July 5th, 2019 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

These skippers from elsewhere

These skippers from elsewhere
. These skippers from elsewhere To note: – Start of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère on 22 September 2019 – 19 international sailors already registered To date, 69 women and men have officially registered for the 22nd edition of the Mini-Transat La Boulangère (52 on production boats and...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

2018 results: Heppner confirms its growth strategy as turnover exceeds €700m (up 5.3%)

2018 results: Heppner confirms its growth strategy as turnover exceeds €700m (up 5.3%)
Jean-Thomas Schmitt, CEO of Heppner. 2018 results: Heppner confirms its growth strategy as turnover exceeds €700m (up 5.3%) With revenue of €715.5m, Heppner grew by +5.3% in 2018. The main revenue driver was an ambitious strategy of growing the group’s international business (44% revenue)...
June 27th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019

World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019
World Oceans Day – Investing in Ocean Futures – SOS 2019 Launches Program for Sustainable Ocean Summit 2019 (20-22 November, Paris) 7 June 2019 Every day is World Oceans Day at the World Ocean Council. And every day presents opportunities for investment and innovation in ocean health and...
June 7th, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

Marseille poised to host Hempel World Cup Series Final

Marseille poised to host Hempel World Cup Series Final
.. Marseille poised to host Hempel World Cup Series Final Marseille, France is poised to host 325 sailors from 40 nations for the 2019 Hempel World Cup Series Final. Sailors will race at the venue for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition across ten Olympic disciplines and an Open Kiteboarding fleet,...
June 1st, 2019 | Associations, Sailing, Sports | Read More

ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel

ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel
Concept illustration of a push boat powered by fuel cell system ABB to enable world’s first hydrogen-powered river vessel ABB will provide a power and propulsion solution for a newbuild vessel operating along the Rhône river in France to run entirely on hydrogen fuel cells ABB strengthens its position...
May 21st, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Marseille Fos names executive and supervisory board leaders

Marseille Fos names executive and supervisory board leaders
Marseille Marseille Fos names executive and supervisory board leaders  Former port of Le Havre managing director Hervé Martel has started work as interim managing director of the Marseille Fos port authority following his nomination by the French transport minister.  His appointment is now due to...
May 3rd, 2019 | Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The fall of German banking, Long-run economic growth and development in CESEE

The fall of German banking, Long-run economic growth and development in CESEE
. The fall of German banking, Long-run economic growth and development in CESEE Commentary: The fall of German banking By David Marsh in Berlin The collapse of merger talks between Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, the No.1 and No2. German lenders, marks the latest episode in a 30-year downward spiral of...
April 29th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies

The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies
.. The European project DURABLE will apply drones and robots to boost the deployment of renewable energies DURABLE has a budget of € 3.9M and it is financed by the Interreg Atlantic Area Program. The project launch meeting takes place today in Bidart (France). Alerion Technologies, Lortek S. Coop and...
April 26th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Aviation, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Franco-German questions on Europe, Role of central banks in greening the financial system

Franco-German questions on Europe, Role of central banks in greening the financial system
Franco-German questions on Europe, Role of central banks in greening the financial system Commentary: Franco-German questions on Europe By David Marsh in Berlin The longest-running conundrum in the European Union is: ‘Who runs Europe – France or Germany?’ With Britain on its way to leaving...
April 24th, 2019 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more
OMFIF Update 8-12 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.15 Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more COMMENTARY  Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West China is enjoying growing wealth because the authorities have set loose beneficial market forces. Many western...
April 13th, 2019 | Banking, Energy, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week

France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week
France, Germany and the future of Europe, Infrastructure Investor Japan Korea Week Commentary: France, Germany and future of Europe By Sergio Fabbrini in Rome Europe continues to be prisoner to a concept of sovereignty developed for its past. Setting European sovereignty against national sovereignty...
April 10th, 2019 | Banking, Construction, Finance | Read More

Verifavia Shipping diversifies with launch of inventory of hazardous material (IHM) services

Verifavia Shipping diversifies with launch of inventory  of hazardous material (IHM) services
… Verifavia Shipping diversifies with launch of inventory  of hazardous material (IHM) services  New IHM service offering coincides with opening of new office in Chandigarh PARIS, CHANDIGARH, SINGAPORE – 2nd APRIL 2019: Verifavia, the world’s leading emissions verification company for the...
April 2nd, 2019 | Aviation, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

MB92 La Ciotat Awarded Concession for 200 Metre Dry Dock in La Ciotat

MB92 La Ciotat Awarded Concession for 200 Metre Dry Dock in La Ciotat
A view of La Ciotat shipyards MB92 La Ciotat Awarded Concession for 200 Metre Dry Dock in La Ciotat MB92 La Ciotat announced today that they have signed a contract with La Ciotat Shipyards to extend their occupation of the large 200-metre dry dock for a further three years. The new agreement extends...
March 29th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

News from Marseille Fos

News from Marseille Fos
… News from Marseille Fos  28 March 2019  Chinese silicon giant confirms Marseille Fos factory deal The Marseille Fos port authority and Quechen Silicon Chemical have signed a new agreement marking the next phase of the Chinese company’s €105 million project to build a European plant on a...
March 28th, 2019 | Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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