Admiral Prazuck: “Our defences begin at sea”

Admiral Prazuck: “Our defences begin at sea”

Admiral Prazuck, Chief of Staff of the French Navy, explains his priorities and his vision. His top priorities, in three words, are: renewal, refurbishment and resilience. 

AUSS, a disruptive concept  by Thales & partners

AUSS, a disruptive concept by Thales & partners

Thales has teamed up with 19 high-tech startups to develop the AUSS autonomous underwater and surface system, a concept that is set to reshape autonomous operations at sea.

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Retired racing cat to run on wind, sun and hydrogen

Retired racing cat to run on wind, sun and hydrogen

Energy Observer, a retired racing maxi-catamaran is being equipped with an innovative renewable energy system using wind, sunshine and hydrogen.

As a racing maxi-catamaran, she won the...

Parallel hybrid propulsion

Parallel hybrid propulsion

The parallel hybrid propulsion system of a new 135-passenger excursion boat can be switched to electric mode to explore a nature reserve’s waters quietly and ecologically.

Oceans Beyond Piracy: freeing the hostages and intensifying the dialog

Oceans Beyond Piracy: freeing the hostages and intensifying the dialog

At the end of October 2016, the 26 sailors of Naham 3, held hostage in Somalia for more than four years were released. Behind this outcome was the work of several people, both locally and r...

Neopolia, reimagining subcontracting

Neopolia, reimagining subcontracting

Neopolia Marine is reshaping industrial subcontracting in French shipbuilding and Neopolia, the parent network comprising five such clusters, is spreading the good news.In just two years, Ne...

Ocea delivers all-aluminium OPV

Ocea delivers all-aluminium OPV

Join us for a guided tour of the Fouladou, the first offshore patrol vessel by Ocea; also the largest aluminium OPV built in Europe and the Senegalese Navy’s new flagship.OPV...

Allais, from crewboats to new horizons

Allais, from crewboats to new horizons

Long a crewboat specialist, Chantiers Allais, now part of the Efinor group, is shifting its focus to boats for the defence and security sectors.A few weeks ago Cherbourg-based boatbuilder Ch...

New Bénéteau racing monohull with foils

New Bénéteau racing monohull with foils

The new Figaro Bénéteau 3 made a big impression at the Nautic boatshow in Paris in December. As promised, it features foils, a bowsprit, a carbon mast, two rudders and a...