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Thursday, June 30, 2022
News

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

4 hours ago
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Thursday, April 14, 2022
offshore wind turbine
Offshore

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: 737

Sunday, March 6, 2022
Ports

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: 6206

Saturday, February 26, 2022
Navy

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
Total Views: 8398

Friday, November 26, 2021
French fishermen block Calais
Incidents

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: 2871

Sunday, November 21, 2021
Fishing

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: 1540

Sunday, October 31, 2021
Fishing

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: 1852

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

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: 2538

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: 2161

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Sans-titre Cargo Sailboat
Environment

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: 7806

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: 2232

Wednesday, December 30, 2020
Shipbuilding

Deadline Looms For ‘Airbus Of The Sea’ Shipyard Deal

MILAN, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri’s planned acquisition of state-controlled French rival Chantiers de

December 30, 2020
Total Views: 5650

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Defense

France’s Next-Generation Aircraft Carrier Will be Nuclear-Powered -Macron

PARIS, Dec 8 (Reuters) – France’s next-generation aircraft carrier will be nuclear-powered and replace the national fleet’s flagship warship,

December 8, 2020
Total Views: 10386

Tuesday, November 3, 2020
lng ship
Maritime News

French Power Company Engie Pulls Out of Major U.S. LNG Deal

PARIS, Nov 3 (Reuters) – French gas and power utility Engie has pulled out of a major U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) import deal after government

November 3, 2020
Total Views: 89

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Defense

France’s Flagship Aircraft Carrier Heading Home Due to Possible COVID-19 Cases

By Tangi Salaün PARIS, April 8 (Reuters) – France’s flagship aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle is returning to its home port early after

April 8, 2020
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Friday, November 29, 2019
French Tug-boat Captain
News

France May Scuttle Longstanding Mariner Pension Plan

by Caroline Pailliez (Reuters) – Tugboat captain Jean-Yves Lagarde should be only 10 years from retiring thanks to special benefits for mariners that

November 29, 2019
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Sunday, November 24, 2019
French Base Navale, UAE
Navy

Abu Dhabi To Host HQ For European Safety Of Navigation Mission

by Sylvia Westall (Reuters) – A French naval base in Abu Dhabi will serve as the headquarters for a European-led mission to protect Gulf waters that will

November 24, 2019
Total Views: 9

Thursday, October 17, 2019
cannes bans cruise ships
Maritime News

Cruise Ships Operators Agree to Pollute Less in French Waters

MARSEILLE, France, Oct 17 (Reuters) – The main cruise ship operators in French waters have agreed on measures to limit pollution caused by their vessels,

October 17, 2019
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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
bunkering
Maritime News

France Urges Tax on Ship and Airplane Fuel

By Leigh Thomas PARIS, Oct 15 (Reuters) – France wants the European Union to work on creating a tax on airplane and ship fuels as part of a push

October 16, 2019
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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
cannes bans cruise ships
Maritime News

France’s Cannes to Ban Polluting Cruise Ships

By Michel Bernouin CANNES, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Mediterranean resort town Cannes, France’s fourth-biggest cruise ship port, will ban the most

September 24, 2019
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