Posts Tagged ‘France’

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

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