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.

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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...

LMG Marin France and LNG-powered ferries

LMG Marin France and LNG-powered ferries

The head office is in Norway, but subsidiary LMG Marin France is based in Toulouse in SW France. Both specialise in LNG-powered ferries.The name is Norwegian, but the accent is French, or, m...

Canada: Rejuvenated Seaspan looks to a bright future

Canada: Rejuvenated Seaspan looks to a bright future

Shipbuilding in Canada has been on the wane for some years, but recently Canadian-based Seaspan has seen a flurry of orders come in that has boosted its orderbooks until the 2020s. The rapid boost...

Artists in Arctic residence

Artists in Arctic residence

Next winter, the Artistes en Arctique project plans to create a cultural and artistic melting pot aboard Le Manguier to record life in Greenland before polar climates change...

Interview: Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, BIMCO President

Interview: Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, BIMCO President

MER ET MARINE : Following a detailed BIMCO* report on maritime freight rates published in June 2016, the association has released a critical analysis of the current situation and out...

A-NSE, the French specialist in surveillance aerostats

A-NSE, the French specialist in surveillance aerostats

Established in 2011, French company A-NSE specialises in aerostats, including captive balloons, for civil and military applications. The types used for maritime surveillance are designed to carry s...

Saint-Nazaire: MSC Meraviglia now 75% complete

Saint-Nazaire: MSC Meraviglia now 75% complete

Work on the MSC Meraviglia cruise ship is in full swing at STX France’s Saint-Nazaire shipyard. Quayside outfitting began soon after the ship was floated out of its construction dock...