Brittany Ferries: now with French scrubbers

Brittany Ferries: now with French scrubbers

To ensure compliance with the latest standards, six Brittany Ferries’ vessels have been fitted with scrubbers, three of them designed and produced in France.

Sulphur oxides (SOx) in a s...

DCNS tests augmented reality

DCNS tests augmented reality

French naval shipbuilder DCNS is testing the benefits of augmented reality for warship design, construction and maintenance.

Augmented reality offers a real-time view of the user’s surr...

H2X delivers archaeological research boat

H2X delivers archaeological research boat

The Triton is a special-purpose boat built by H2X for a French organisation specialising in underwater archaeology.

In December 2016, DRASSM* took delivery of the Triton, its la...

Lacroix: In the confidential world of decoys

Lacroix: In the confidential world of decoys

They are often considered the final bastion against missiles. Since the appearance of this kind of weapon in naval combat nearly 50 years ago, decoys have evolved in keeping pace with the ever-incr...

Gowind, from concept to reality

Gowind, from concept to reality

The first DCNS-designed and -built Gowind 2500 corvette recently completed its first sea trials, a big step towards ‘sea-proven’ status.On Friday 17 March, the first Gowind 2500...

STX France Saint-Nazaire, building offshore substations

STX France Saint-Nazaire, building offshore substations

STX France Saint-Nazaire, world famous for its cruise liners, is diversifying into marine renewable energy, specifically substations for offshore windfarms.Two substations are currently unde...

Edouard Louis-Dreyfus: “New opportunities in MRE”

Edouard Louis-Dreyfus: “New opportunities in MRE”

France-based shipowners Louis Dreyfus Armateurs recently signed a contract marking their début as suppliers of hybrid service vessels for offshore wind farm operations, thanks to a partnersh...

North Sea MRE operator chooses French hybrid support ship

North Sea MRE operator chooses French hybrid support ship

Danish offshore wind farm operator Dong Energy* will charter a new hybrid support vessel from Louis Dreyfus Armateurs. For LDA, this is a new venture and a big achievement.The proposed vesse...

Total awards subsea pipelay contract to Bourbon

Total awards subsea pipelay contract to Bourbon

Total Gabon has awarded Bourbon’s Subsea Services division an EPCI (engineering, procurement, construction and installation) contract to lay 25 km of 6” rigid pipeline as part of t...