Monday, March 27, 2023
offshore wind farm

France Selects Builder for its Biggest Offshore Wind Farm

By Francois de Beaupuy (Bloomberg) — A group of companies led by Electricite de France SA won a government tender to build the country’s largest

March 27, 2023
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Saturday, March 18, 2023

LNG Activities Resume At Dunkirk Terminal In France

PARIS,(Reuters) – Disruption at Fluxys’s FLUX.BR liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Dunkirk, northern France, ended on Friday morning, a

March 18, 2023
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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

France’s First Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm Starts Operations

By Nia Williams Nov 23 (Reuters) – France’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm started operating on Wednesday, adding

November 23, 2022
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Monday, October 24, 2022
tanker at sea

For the First Time in Four Years There’s No U.S. Crude Going to France

By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) — For the first time in four years, there’s no US crude getting exported to France as a workers strike in the European

October 24, 2022
Total Views: 15485

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Macron Seeks to Cut Red Tape on Renewable Energy Projects During Offshore Wind Farm Visit

By Stephane Mahe SAINT-NAZAIRE, France, Sept 22 (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday said he will cut red tape to halve

September 22, 2022
Total Views: 683

Sunday, September 11, 2022
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France Signs Grain Export Deal With Romania

By John Irish (Reuters) France’s transport minister said on Sunday he would sign an agreement with Romania to help increase Ukrainian grain exports to

September 11, 2022
Total Views: 2830

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

English Channel Migrants Are Still Crossing  In Record Numbers

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The UK Ministry of Defense confirmed on Tuesday that 3,683 people tried to cross the English Channel in July. In just one day last

August 2, 2022
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Saturday, July 23, 2022

Dover Port Delays Intensify

LONDON, July 23 (Reuters) – Long traffic jams built up on Saturday outside the Port of Dover, Britain’s main gateway to

July 23, 2022
Total Views: 1483

Friday, July 8, 2022

Russian Superyachts Keep Clear Of The French Riviera

By K. Oanh Ha (Bloomberg) The French Riviera is looking slightly different this summer: the Russian superyachts that can usually be spotted gliding across its

July 8, 2022
Total Views: 3733

Thursday, June 30, 2022

France Asks CMA-CGA To Lower Rates

by Dominique Vidalon (Reuters) French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Wednesday put fresh pressure on the country’s biggest energy and shipping

June 30, 2022
Total Views: 1704

Thursday, April 14, 2022
offshore wind turbine

France Installing Its First Offshore Wind Farm a Decade After Approval

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — A decade after receiving government approval, a consortium that includes Electricite de France SA’s renewables unit

April 14, 2022
Total Views: 766

Sunday, March 6, 2022

UK Turns Away Ukraine Refugees At Port Of Calais

by Sudip Kar-Gupta (Reuters) French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin urged Britain on Sunday to do more to help Ukrainian refugees stuck in the

March 6, 2022
Total Views: 6260

Saturday, February 26, 2022

France Arrests Russian Heavylift Ship Owned By Sanctioned Oligarch

by Pascal Rossignol (Reuters) French sea police seized a ship on Saturday that authorities suspect belongs to a Russian company targeted by European Union

February 26, 2022
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Friday, November 26, 2021
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French Fishermen Block Calais

By Stephane Mahe (Reuters) – French fishermen blocked a small British cargo vessel from docking in a Brittany port on Friday, in protest at what they say

November 26, 2021
Total Views: 2884

Sunday, November 21, 2021

France Is Prepared To Help Their Fishermen If They Don’t Obtain Licenses From U.K.

By Albertina Torsoli (Bloomberg) —France will continue supporting its fishermen as talks with the U.K. on post-Brexit fish licenses drag on,

November 21, 2021
Total Views: 1549

Sunday, October 31, 2021

U.K. Slams France’s Threats Over Fishing As Tensions Rise

(Bloomberg) –The U.K. government hit back at France over its proposed retaliatory measures in a dispute over fishing access, as post-Brexit tensions

October 31, 2021
Total Views: 1863

Saturday, September 18, 2021
French President Macron visits Calanques National Park

In Escalation Over Nuclear Submarine Deal, France Recalls Envoys From U.S. And Australia

By John Irish (Reuters) France plunged into an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with the United States and Australia on Friday after it recalled its ambassadors

September 18, 2021
Total Views: 2541

Thursday, September 9, 2021
Rescued Migrants aboat Royal National Lifeboat Institution rescue boat
Maritime News

UK Challenges Rescue At Sea Laws To Force Migrant Boats Out Of UK Waters

By Andrew MacAskill (Reuters) Britain has approved plans to turn away boats illegally carrying migrants to its shores, deepening a rift with France over how to

September 9, 2021
Total Views: 2272

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Sans-titre Cargo Sailboat

French Coffee And Wine Cargo Yacht Completes Atlantic Voyage

by Manuel Ausloos (Reuters) – In a return to the age of the clipper, a French company is using a sailing boat to ply the trade routes that pre-dated

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 7829

Monday, February 8, 2021
Vendee Globe Winner Bestaven
Maritime News

French Sailor Bestaven Wins Vendee Globe Circumnavigation Race

by Shrivathsa Sridhar (Reuters) – Frenchman Yannick Bestaven was declared the winner of the Vendee Globe round-the-world sailing race early last week

February 8, 2021
Total Views: 2256