BPN Industrial Cluster: 100% useful

BPN Industrial Cluster: 100% useful

2007-2017. BPN’s 10th anniversary is being proudly celebrated as the cluster has been remarkably active supporting the Naval, MRE and Oil&Gas industries over the past decade. Year over year,...

Energy Observer named in Paris

Energy Observer named in Paris

Energy Observer, the first energy self-sufficient boat powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen was officially named in Paris on 6 July after sailing from Saint-Malo to the mouth of the Seine,...

More tests for Polar Pod

More tests for Polar Pod

Work continues on the Polar Pod, a brainchild of intrepid French adventurer, scientist, medico and sailor Jean-Louis Etienne. Following concept testing in 2014, a new model of the Polar Pod spar-buoy laboratory...

STX substation for Arkona windfarm

STX substation for Arkona windfarm

On 12 July, STX France’s Saint-Nazaire yard began assembling the substation for the Arkona offshore windfarm being developed by German power utility E.ON, Norwegian group Statoil and German company...

STX scalable offshore substations

STX scalable offshore substations

“High quality and customisable, but based on standardised base modules,” is how Frédéric Grizaud, Head of the Offshore Energy Business Unit at STX France, describes the new SeeOs...

French naval cruise missile enters service

French naval cruise missile enters service

The French Navy now has at its disposal a new sea-based deep-strike capability. The first MdCN naval cruise missiles quietly entered service in February as part of the combat systems carried by the force’s...

DCNS groundwork for RAN sub programme

DCNS groundwork for RAN sub programme

On 26 April 2016, Australia chose France as its preferred partner for its Future Submarine Program. This enormous undertaking — estimated at €34 billion over 50 years — calls for...

Brittany Ferries orders LNG ferry

Brittany Ferries orders LNG ferry

“Brittany Ferries first began thinking about liquefied natural gas propulsion in 2009. Since then, it’s become part of who we are” says Frédéric Pouget, the company’s...

CNB Pro, enjoying strong demand for commercial passenger boats

CNB Pro, enjoying strong demand for commercial passenger boats

CNB Pro, a department of Bordeaux-based yacht- and boatbuilder CNB, builds passenger boats for commercial operators. CNB Pro has been particularly busy of late. In early May, the department delivered...

Update on Brazil’s submarine programme

Update on Brazil’s submarine programme

Today we take you to a construction site that is both monumental and unique. We are off to Itaguaí, 70km south-west of Rio de Janeiro to report progress on the most comprehensive naval technology...

Energy Observer named in Paris

Energy Observer named in Paris

Energy Observer, the first energy self-sufficient boat powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen was officially named in Paris on 6 July after sailing from Saint-Malo to the mouth of the Seine,...

More tests for Polar Pod

More tests for Polar Pod

Work continues on the Polar Pod, a brainchild of intrepid French adventurer, scientist, medico and sailor Jean-Louis Etienne. Following concept testing in 2014, a new model of the Polar Pod spar-buoy laboratory...

STX substation for Arkona windfarm

STX substation for Arkona windfarm

On 12 July, STX France’s Saint-Nazaire yard began assembling the substation for the Arkona offshore windfarm being developed by German power utility E.ON, Norwegian group Statoil and German company...

STX scalable offshore substations

STX scalable offshore substations

“High quality and customisable, but based on standardised base modules,” is how Frédéric Grizaud, Head of the Offshore Energy Business Unit at STX France, describes the new SeeOs...

French naval cruise missile enters service

French naval cruise missile enters service

The French Navy now has at its disposal a new sea-based deep-strike capability. The first MdCN naval cruise missiles quietly entered service in February as part of the combat systems carried by the force’s...

DCNS groundwork for RAN sub programme

DCNS groundwork for RAN sub programme

On 26 April 2016, Australia chose France as its preferred partner for its Future Submarine Program. This enormous undertaking — estimated at €34 billion over 50 years — calls for...

Brittany Ferries orders LNG ferry

Brittany Ferries orders LNG ferry

“Brittany Ferries first began thinking about liquefied natural gas propulsion in 2009. Since then, it’s become part of who we are” says Frédéric Pouget, the company’s...

CNB Pro, enjoying strong demand for commercial passenger boats

CNB Pro, enjoying strong demand for commercial passenger boats

CNB Pro, a department of Bordeaux-based yacht- and boatbuilder CNB, builds passenger boats for commercial operators. CNB Pro has been particularly busy of late. In early May, the department delivered...