Greenpeace: Modern Express Carrying Controversial Cargo

Image Courtesy: French Navy

The troubled car carrier Modern Express is carrying a controversial cargo of timber apparently destined for the ...

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Gallery: SMIT Salvage Attaches Tow Line on Modern Express

Image Courtesy: French Navy

The four-member salvage team of SMIT Salvage has managed to board the drifting car carrier Modern Express earlier ...

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The Netherlands Ordered to Scrap Tax Breaks for Its Seaports

Image Courtesy: Port of Rotterdam

The European Commission has required the Netherlands to abolish an exemption from corporate tax for its six ...

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Iran, France Join Forces on Persian Gulf FLNG Scheme

Image Courtesy: Technip (Illustration)

Iran and France have reached a final agreement on setting up Iran’s first floating production of LNG from ...

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Cheniere to Send Up to 60 More LNG Cargos to France

Sabine Pass LNG terminal

Houston-based energy company Cheniere Energy has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Cheniere Marketing ...

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Hollande Inaugurates Largest French-Flagged Boxship

Hollande Inaugurates Largest French-Flagged Boxship

The 18,000 TEU CMA CGM Bouganville, the largest container ship sailing under the French flag, was inaugurated by ...

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Cheniere to Ship 26 LNG Cargoes to France

Cheniere to Ship 26 LNG Cargoes to France

Houston-based energy company Cheniere Energy has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Cheniere Marketing ...

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Engie’s LNG Heading to Beijing this Winter

Engie LNG to Keep Beijing Warm and Running this Winter

French energy distribution company Engie (formerly GDF Suez) and Beijing Enterprise Group (BEG) have used the ...

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EU Okays EUR 270m Public Funding for New Calais Terminal

EU Okays EUR 270m Public Funding for New Terminal at Calais

The European Commission has found that public funding of EUR 270 million to build a new cross‑Channel terminal in ...

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Dunkerque-Port Starts Work on RoPax Cross-Channel Terminal

Dunkerque-Port Starts Work on New Cross-Channel Terminal

France’s Dunkerque-Port laid the first stone for a new EUR 13.7 million (USD 14.8m) car and ...

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MyFerryLink Gets a Lifeline

MyFerryLink Gets a Lifeline

Groupe Eurotunnel’s ferry operator MyFerryLink has won permission from the U.K.’s Court of Appeal to ...

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Fourth CMA CGM Newbuilding Enters Fleet

Fourth CMA CGM Newbuilding Enters Fleet

CMA CGM Group has taken delivery of the CMA CGM Tigris, the fourth in a series of 28 vessels from 9,400 TEUs to ...

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Marseille Fos Sets Out Ambitious Growth Strategy

Marseille Fos Sets Out Ambitious Growth Strategy

The Marseille Fos port authority has set out a vision for growth over the four years to 2018 in a strategic plan ...

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Italy Wants In on STX France Takeover

STX France

Italy has confirmed its interest in buying a stake in struggling shipyard STX France in Saint Nazzaire, French ...

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CMA CGM Splits ASEA Service

CMA CGM Splits ASEA Service

CMA CGM Group is dividing its Asia-East Africa (ASEA) service into two distinct services starting December 2014, ...

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Strike Hits Port of Calais

Strike Hits Port of Calais

A strike by workers at France’s Port of Calais has reportedly closed down three out of four of the ...

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SNCM to File for Bankruptcy

SNCM TO FILE FOR BANKRUPTCY

Debt-stricken French ferry operator Société Nationale Maritime Corse Méditerranée (SNCM) plans to file for ...

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Dunkerque Port Choses LNG Project Partners

Dunkerque Port Choses LNG Project Partners

France’s Dunkerque Port has chosen a consortium of Dunkerque LNG, Air Liquide and  Exmar for the setup of a ...

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Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Cruise Ship

Fincantieri Launches Super Luxury Ship

Fincantieri has launched  a super luxury cruise ship Le Lyrial, ordered by the French shipping line Ponant ...

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Elbe Starts Maiden Voyage

Elbe Starts Her Maiden Voyage1

A 9400 TEUs container ship CMA CGM Elbe set out on her maiden voyage from Dalian, China, on October 14, 2014. The ...

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Brittany Ferries Bins LNG Conversion Plan

Brittany Ferries Bins LNG Conversion Plan

French ferry operator Brittany Ferries has cancelled plans to convert several of its vessels to LNG, also binning ...

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