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Sunday, August 25, 2019
arctic sea ice
Maritime News

Macron Calls on Shipping Lines to Shun Arctic Route

By James Regan and Irina Reznik (Bloomberg) — French President Emmanuel Macron is calling on container lines to avoid using a new Arctic shipping route

August 25, 2019
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Friday, February 15, 2019
offshore wind turbines rendering
Maritime News

Big Firms Weigh in as France Looks to Revive Offshore Wind

By Geert De Clercq PARIS, Feb 15 (Reuters) – A French wind power tender has attracted interest from a slew of international energy heavyweights,

February 15, 2019
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier
Maritime News

Macron at Sea Shows U.S.-France Ties Run Deeper Than Trump Spat

By Helene Fouquet and Gregory Viscusi (Bloomberg) — France’s Emmanuel Macron is heading to sea on his biggest warship a day after he suffered

November 14, 2018
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Maritime News

France Confirms Fincantieri-STX Shipyard Deal

By Crispian Balmer ROME, Aug 1 (Reuters) – France hopes Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri’s takeover of STX France will be wrapped up soon,

August 1, 2018
Total Views: 45

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Migrants are seen after being rescued by MV Aquarius in the central Mediterranean Sea
News

Migrant Rescue Ship Blocked From Italian Port: Pope Francis Steps In To Patch Relations With France

by Steve Scherer (Reuters) – Italy and France tried to patch up a row over immigration on Thursday as Pope Francis urged politicians everywhere to work

June 14, 2018
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
offshore wind turbines rendering
News

France Set to Become a European Offshore Wind Powerhouse by 2022

By Jeremy Hodges and Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — Europe’s wind-power industry expects new French offshore turbine installations to

February 6, 2018
Total Views: 87

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Maritime News

Search Called Off for Missing Quicksilver CEO Lost at Sea

BORDEAUX, France, Jan 31 (Reuters) – France’s coastguard on Wednesday called off searches for the head of the U.S. firm that owns the Quiksilver

January 31, 2018
Total Views: 27

Thursday, January 25, 2018
fisherman protest in French fishermen block the port of Calais halting shipping movements at France's busiest passenger port and a major entry point to Europe for British goods, in protest at losses inflicted by the practice of electric pulse fishing in Calais, France
Maritime News

Protesting Fisherman Paralyze France’s Port of Calais

LILLE, France, Jan 25 (Reuters) – French fishermen blockaded Calais throughout Thursday, halting shipping movements at France’s busiest passenger

January 25, 2018
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
cma cgm containerships
Maritime News

France to Promote LNG as Alternative Marine Fuel

PARIS, Nov 21 (Reuters) – France will support the uptake of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a cleaner fuel for ships by encouraging ports to develop the

November 21, 2017
Total Views: 36

Saturday, July 8, 2017
Port workers are seen in front of a shipping vessel unloading its cargo in the port of Banjul
Ports

China, France Bid On Gambian Port Upgrade

By Emma Farge (Reuters) Chinese and French companies are bidding to help Gambia build up its Atlantic port Banjul to be what industry sources say could be a

July 8, 2017
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
News

Even a Thriving French Shipyard Town Falls Under Le Pen’s Spell

By Gregory Viscusi (Bloomberg) — The heart of Saint-Nazaire’s economy can be seen from almost anywhere in town: The MSC Meraviglia cruise ship towers

April 4, 2017
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Interesting

Sunken Maersk Supply Vessels Located Off France

A search team has located the wrecks of two Maersk Supply Service vessels which sank during a tow to a Turkish scrapyard late last month. The vessels are

January 4, 2017
Total Views: 249

Thursday, November 3, 2016
stx france
News

France to Defend Interests in Sale of STX Shipyards

By Emmanuel Jarry PARIS, Nov 3 (Reuters) – The French government has told South Korea it will oppose any solution for shipbuilder STX France that is

November 3, 2016
Total Views: 2

Friday, September 16, 2016
Maritime News

Egypt Takes Delivery of Second Mistral Warship

NANTES, France, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Egypt took delivery of a second French Mistral helicopter carrier on Friday, part of a $1 billion deal signed last

September 16, 2016
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Monday, September 5, 2016
Port of Calais Migrant "Jungle"
News

French Truck Drivers Blockade Port Of Calais To Protest Migrant Crisis

  By Gavin van Marle (TheLoadstar) Cross-Channel operations between Dover and Calais were set to descend into chaos today as French truck

September 5, 2016
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
News

Cocaine Found In Coca-Cola Shipping Container

(Bloomberg) Workers at a Coca-Cola factory in southern France opened a shipment of orange juice but found a huge shipment of cocaine instead. The

August 31, 2016
Total Views: 61

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
SCORPENE® submarine INS Kalvari
Maritime News

French Naval Shipbuilder DCNS Calls Data Leak “Economic Warfare”

By Matt Siegel and John Irish SYDNEY/PARIS, Aug 24 (Reuters) – French naval contractor DCNS said on Wednesday it may have been the victim of

August 24, 2016
Total Views: 13

Friday, July 8, 2016
Maritime News

France’s EDF Opens North Sea’s Dunkirk LNG Terminal

By Anna Shiryaevskaya (Bloomberg) — The Dunkirk liquefied natural gas terminal in France received its first cargo on Friday, boosting the nation’s

July 8, 2016
Total Views: 8

Friday, May 27, 2016
Maritime News

Strike at France’s Le Havre Oil Terminal Extended Until Monday

By Bate Felix PARIS, May 27 (Reuters) – French CGT union members at the CIM, an oil storage and supply services company which handles about 40 percent of

May 27, 2016
Total Views: 13

Friday, April 29, 2016
Defense

How France Beat Out Japan to Clinch $40 Billion Submarine Deal

By Tim Kelly, Cyril Altmeyer and Colin Packham TOKYO/PARIS/SYDNEY, April 29 (Reuters) – In 2014, a blossoming friendship between Australian Prime

April 29, 2016
Total Views: 45