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
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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
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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
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Friday, September 4, 2015
CMA CGM Bourgainville

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
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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: 97

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
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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
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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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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Maritime News

French Ferry Operator SNCM to Seek Court Protection Next Week -Source

France-Corsica ferry operator SNCM will file for court protection next week, a source close to the company told Reuters on Wednesday, which will clear the way

October 29, 2014
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Friday, August 1, 2014

German Lawmakers Push to Stop French Warship Delivery to Russia

Lawmakers from German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party are pressuring the government to prevent France from delivering two warships to

August 1, 2014
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Maritime News

Mexican Ferry Firm Hopes to Buy France’s SNCM

Mexican ferry company Baja Ferries said on Tuesday it hopes to close a deal to buy troubled French ferry operator SNCM before November or

June 17, 2014
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Friday, March 7, 2014
Maritime News

Struggling Ferry Operator SNCM To Order 4 Ships

Loss-making France-Corsica ferry operator SNCM, which is partly owned by French water and waste group Veolia Environnement, plans to order four new ships, an

March 7, 2014
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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Seine-Nord Canal Project Could Make The Cut, Audit Shows

The cost of a stalled waterway project to link France's Seine river to Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands could be cut by around 40 percent to 4.5 billion

December 11, 2013
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

France To Allow Private Security On Shipping Fleet

France will allow private security forces to protect its shipping fleet against the threat of piracy with armed guards, the French government said on

December 3, 2013
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

EU Ruling Could Be Final Straw for French Ferry Operator SNCM

The European Commission has told France to recover 440 million euros ($595 million) in illegal state aid from long-struggling ferry operator SNCM, threatening

November 20, 2013
Total Views: 3

Monday, November 4, 2013
ship emissions

ICS Questions France Over New CO2 Reporting Requirements

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is calling into question new rules implemented by the French government concerning CO2 reporting requirements for

November 4, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

France’s CGT Union Calls For July 4th Port Strike

France's powerful CGT union has called for a 24-hour strike on July 4 in all French ports, which is likely to disrupt grain, oil and gas traffic at the

July 3, 2013
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Friday, December 28, 2012

Oasis Order Provides a Welcomed Jolt to French Shipbuilding Industry

By Mimosa Spencer and Nadya Masidlover PARIS–A contract worth more than 1 billion euros (1.33 billion dollars) to build a 5,400-passenger cruise ship for

December 28, 2012
Total Views: 3

Monday, October 15, 2012

British And French Battle Over Scallops

It has been well over a century since the British and French have battled over navigation of the narrow strip of water which separates these two countries

October 15, 2012
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

More Than a Decade Later, Total Loses Battle Over MV Erika Oil Spill

(Bloomberg) — Total SA lost its bid to overturn a ruling holding it responsible for the 1999 oil spill following the sinking of a tanker it had hired.

September 25, 2012
Total Views: 171