Posts Tagged ‘France’

Tara: 10 years of commitment, and returning from the Arctic expedition

Tara: 10 years of commitment, and returning from the Arctic expedition
The Tara After the 7-month Tara Oceans Polar Circle expedition around the North Pole, Tara will be coming back to France on December 7. The return will be celebrated on Saturday, December 7, in Lorient, Tara’s home port, and on Sunday, December 8, at the Salon Nautique in Paris. These events will...
November 13th, 2013 | Climate, Environment, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Oceanology, Sailing, Sports, Weather, WISTA - Women in Shipping, Yachting | Read More

Future in focus as Fos Industrial Zone reaches 50-year landmark

Future in focus as Fos Industrial Zone reaches 50-year landmark
Jean-Claude Terrier The Marseilles Fos port authority has marked the 50th anniversary of the Fos Industrial Zone (ZIF) by hosting a professional forum to set out a vision for the vast complex over the next 50 years. Created under a French government-backed initiative in 1963, the 10, 000-hectare ZIF...
October 31st, 2013 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Stormy Shipping Stories…

Stormy Shipping Stories…
John N. Faraclas Stormy Shipping Stories…err News The second Autumn www.allaboutshipping.co.uk live presentation of  week 43 by John Faraclas covered: The stormy weather in England and Wales; the equally stormy shipping/chartering markets with the BDI ending down to 1671 points (18/10) and today down...
October 28th, 2013 | Chartering, Comment, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Story of the Day | Read More

Rickmers-Linie appoints Marmedsa Noatum Shipping Agency as its sales agent in France.

Rickmers-Linie appoints Marmedsa Noatum Shipping Agency as its sales agent in France.
One of Rickmenrs Linie vessels the “Rickmers Chennai” Rickmers-Linie, the heavylift and project cargo liner service specialist, has appointed Marmedsa Noatum Shipping Agency as its sales agent in France with immediate effect. Marmedsa has offices in Paris, Le Havre and Marseilles and is...
October 14th, 2013 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

Poland’s Supermum proves she is the comeback queen as light airs

Poland’s Supermum proves she is the comeback queen as light airs
Friday, October 11 Day 3: Semaine Olympique Française, La Rochelle Poland’s Supermum proves she is the comeback queen as light airs If Britain’s Giles Scott has made a strong comeback in the Finn after a year out with the America’s Cup and others are powering back from broken sacrums (Sophie...
October 11th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

French dominate home waters despite capsize

French dominate home waters despite capsize
Wednesday, October 10 – Day 2: Semaine Olympique Française, La Rochelle French dominate home waters despite capsize The second day of the inaugural Semaine Olympique Française in La Rochelle saw the fleets in the ten Olympic classes racing through thrills, spills and huge wind shifts. The fifth...
October 10th, 2013 | Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Airport strikes possible as Belgian state pushes ahead with privatisation

Airport strikes possible as Belgian state pushes ahead with privatisation
2 August 2013 – ITF-affiliated union ACV/CSC TRANSCOM declared strike action may go ahead if Belgian airport privatisation ignores workers’ demands. When French company Egis takes over Ostend and Antwerp airports at the beginning of 2014, over 200 airport workers stand to lose out directly....
August 2nd, 2013 | Airline Industry, Aviation, ITF, Labour Disputes, Strikes | Read More

All that glistens

All that glistens
Tuesday 30 July 2013 – The value of diamonds stolen in an armed robbery in Cannes at the weekend has been estimated at nearly £90m, making it one of the world’s biggest jewellery thefts, and highlighting the risks of exhibiting precious gems. (source:Lloyd’s of London) The gems were...
July 30th, 2013 | Accessories, Fashion, Jet set, Social Columns | Read More

HSH Nordbank and NORD/LB finance French wind farm portfolio

HSH Nordbank and NORD/LB finance French wind farm portfolio
HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank and NORD/LB Norddeutsche Landesbank are provid-ing project financing for a portfolio of four wind farms with a total capacity of 72 Megawatts (MW) located in the Nord Pas-de-Calais and Picardie regions in northern France. HSH Nordbank and NORD/LB each committed 50% of the total...
July 26th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy | Read More

Wet Boots and Tired Smiles

Wet Boots and Tired Smiles
Tour de France a la Voile 2013 – photo credits @JM LIOT / TFV / ASO >>> TV ALERT: Please find below our FTP details for free rights footages <<< >>>WEB ALERT: Please find below our FTP details and our youtube link for free rights daily 90’Clip Key points: –...
July 1st, 2013 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

The Offensive

The Offensive
The Offensive TV ALERT: Please find below our FTP details for free rights footages <<< WEB ALERT: Please find below our FTP details and our youtube link for free rights daily 90’Clip Key points: Tour de France a la Voile 2013 – photo credits @JM LIOT / TFV / ASO – Groupama...
June 29th, 2013 | News, Sailing, Sports | Read More

Everything is coming up roses for the unique contribution to French perfumery from Bulgaria’s Rose Valley

Everything is coming up roses for the unique contribution to French perfumery from Bulgaria’s Rose Valley
Everything is coming up roses for the unique contribution to French perfumery from Bulgaria’s Rose Valley,  By James Brewer It is a commodity that is worth more than its weight in gold.  Rose oil generally sells at a price per ounce well above that of gold – and perhaps has been fetching relatively...
May 30th, 2013 | Accessories, Consumers Market, Fashion, Story of the Month | Read More

Agatha Christie would have loved it! What’s next for the Shipping Industry?

Agatha Christie  would have loved it! What’s next for the Shipping Industry?
Agatha Christie1  would have loved it! What’s next for the Shipping Industry?2 By John Faraclas As time goes by, the crisis of the world economy, better said the world economic war… is underway and not only does it  loom in the background, as some pragmatists like to imagine, but it is developing...
May 26th, 2013 | Markets | Read More

The fleet of the Tour de France à la Voile 2013 now unveiled

The fleet of the Tour de France à la Voile 2013 now unveiled
Key points: – 13 teams will be on the start line of the 36th edition of the TFV – Professional teams will still face amateurs – A.S.O. is breathing new energy into shore activities: a stronger race village, a travelling convoy and an event pole on the beaches and in the cities – details...
May 23rd, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Le Tour de France à la Voile, a popular and festive event !

Le Tour de France à la Voile, a popular and festive event !
To keep in mind: – The 2013 Tour de France à la Voile goes hand-in-hand with a great celebration on land – A.S.O. wants to enhance its Animations Village and redeploy life on land (beaches, publicity caravan) – Publicity Caravan, Sail Climbing, Summer Hit Party, Stand Up Paddle Challenge,...
May 22nd, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

U-FREIGHT on the move in Rotterdam

U-FREIGHT on the move in Rotterdam
U-Ocean, the oceanfreight forwarding brand of leading global freight and logistics provider the U-Freight Group (UFL), is on the move in The Netherlands, with U-Ocean Rotterdam relocating to a new office/warehouse facility. The new station is based at: Dotterbloemstraat 25; 3053 JV Rotterdam; The Netherlands....
May 14th, 2013 | Logistics | Read More

40 years of Bahamian independence

40 years of Bahamian independence
Bahamas High Commissioner to the UK Eldred Bethel with his wife Dawne andreception guests Friends of the Bahamas celebrates in style: 40 years of Bahamian independence, and arrival of new High Commissioner to the UK By James Brewer It is a small nation, with a population of 350, 000 spread across 700...
May 5th, 2013 | Anniversaries, Events | Read More

World’s Best Take ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères Titles

World’s Best Take ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères Titles
•    Belcher and Ryan maintain unbeaten Men’s 470 partnership •    Olympic medallists Marit Bouwmeester (NED) and Przemyslaw Miarczynski (POL) make a golden return •     Thirteen nations share the 30 medals available across the ten Olympic events The medals were decided across the...
April 27th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Open Game Ahead Of Final Race Day At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Open Game Ahead Of Final Race Day At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
The Medal Race places were decided on the penultimate day of racing at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères as sailors jockeyed for the perfect position ahead of the final day. Tricky conditions have evident throughout the week and the fifth day of racing was no different as an early morning easterly breeze...
April 26th, 2013 | Events, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Paralympic Honours Decided At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Paralympic Honours Decided At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
Racing in the Paralympic classes came to a close at ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères  as Heiko Kroger (GER) and France’s Bruno Jourdren, Eric Flageul and Nicolas Vimont-Vicary took the 2.4mR and Sonar honours. Kroger impressed all week in Hyères winning five of ten races after a shaky start that saw...
April 26th, 2013 | Events, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Sailing World Cup Hyeres / TV ALERT

L’étape française de la coupe du monde se déroule actuellement à Hyères. L’épreuve se termine aujourd’hui pour les deux séries paralympiques. Pour les 10 séries olympiques, l’épreuve se terminera demain par les medal races. Des images de la Sailing World Cup sont disponibles...
April 26th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Picon And Pastor Pick Up Double RS:X Race Wins At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères

Picon And Pastor Pick Up Double RS:X Race Wins At ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères
•    World #1 Men’s RS:X sailor Ivan Pastor (ESP) wins both of today’s races to lead the fleet •    Home nation Women’s RS:X favourite Charline Picon (FRA) secures two race wins and top spot in the fleet •    Luke Patience and Joe Glanfield (GBR) take double Men’s 470 bullets...
April 23rd, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More

Hyeres To Close 2012-13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Series

Hyeres To Close 2012-13 ISAF Sailing World Cup Series
Wednesday 17 April 2013 – ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyères will bring the 2012-2013 World Cup series to a close with over 800 of the world’s top sailors across ten Olympic and two Paralympic events ready for action. Touching down in Australia, USA, Spain and finally Hyères, France from 22-27 April...
April 17th, 2013 | Sports, Yachting | Read More