The Pays de Loire region confirms its maritime ambitions, aiming to diversify and consolidate its MRE industry.

To achieve this, research is required to foster innovation. The mobilisation of all public and private stakeholders allows a dynamic approach to MRE. The port has also set about reorganising its industrial zone and anticipates growth in industrial ecology. Furthermore, it is investing in urban mobility and logistics, while the cruise ship business in Saint Nazaire could be developed further. Continue reading

Assembling wind turbines at ports could generate major profitability gains for the industry

This is the conclusion of a recent study by the University of Delaware in conjunction with partners in the industry, based on 10 MW wind turbines. The role of port platforms could become more important with more economic activity onshore than offshore, while the solution would not require any significant technological changes. A development to be followed with interest. Continue reading