Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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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
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Saturday, July 8, 2017
Port workers are seen in front of a shipping vessel unloading its cargo in the port of Banjul

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: 11

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

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: 26

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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: 355

Thursday, November 3, 2016
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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
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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"

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: 20

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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: 89

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
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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: 16

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: 42

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: 57

Friday, April 29, 2016

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: 53

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Maritime News

France’s DCNS Beats Rival Bidders to Win $40 Billion Australian Submarine Deal

By Colin Packham, Nobuhiro Kubo and Tim Kelly SYDNEY/TOKYO, April 26 (Reuters) – France has beaten Japan and Germany to win a A$50 billion ($40 billion)

April 26, 2016
Total Views: 62

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Maritime News

Egypt to Pay $1 Billion for France’s Mistral Warships

  By Jean-Baptiste Vey and John Irish PARIS, Sept 23 (Reuters) – France has agreed to sell two Mistral helicopter carriers to Egypt for 950 million

September 23, 2015
Total Views: 30

Friday, September 18, 2015
Maritime News

France May Have Found a Buyer for Its Two Mistral Warships

  PARIS, Sept 18 (Reuters) – France is confident it will wrap up the sale of two Mistral warships to a new buyer in the next few weeks after

September 18, 2015
Total Views: 4

Friday, September 4, 2015
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French Flag’s Largest Ship Enters Service

French shipping company CMA CGM has put into service the 400-meter-long CMA CGM Bourgainville, the world’s largest containership sailing under the French

September 4, 2015
Total Views: 6

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Maritime News

France Loses in Failed Mistral Warship Deal – VIEW

  By Leonid Bershidsky (Bloomberg View) — The saga of the two Mistral helicopter carriers France built for Russia, but refused to hand over because

August 6, 2015
Total Views: 319

Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Maritime News

France and Russia Close Book on Mistral Warship Deal Gone Bad

  By Gregory Viscusi (Bloomberg) — France and Russia have agreed to terminate a contract for two helicopter carriers that France built and then

August 5, 2015
Total Views: 10

Sunday, May 17, 2015

1.19 Billion Euros – France Refuses Naval Carrier Delivery To Russia

By Darya Korsunskaya and Alexandar Vasovic (Reuters), Russia wants 1.163 billion euros ($1.32 billion) from France in compensation for cancelling a contract to

May 17, 2015
Total Views: 266

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

France Suspends Delivery of Russian Warships

France suspended indefinitely on Tuesday delivery of the first of two Mistral helicopter carrier warships to Russia, citing conflict in eastern Ukraine where

November 25, 2014
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