• Update on Brazil’s submarine programme
    Today we take you to a construction site that is both monumental and unique. We are off to Itaguaí, 70km south-west of Rio de Janeiro to report progress on the most comprehensive naval technology transfer programme to date. It is here that Brazil will launch its next-generation submarines from a brand spanking new submarine shipyard […]
  • Energy Observer named in Paris
    Energy Observer, the first energy self-sufficient boat powered solely by renewable energies and hydrogen was officially named in Paris on 6 July after sailing from Saint-Malo to the mouth of the Seine, then up the Seine to the French capital.The boat was built in Canada in 1983 as a maxi-catamaran (length: 30.5m, beam:12.8m). In 1994, […]
  • More tests for Polar Pod
    Work continues on the Polar Pod, a brainchild of intrepid French adventurer, scientist, medico and sailor Jean-Louis Etienne. Following concept testing in 2014, a new model of the Polar Pod spar-buoy laboratory recently underwent tank t... […]

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Le futur Celebrity Edge se dévoile enfin

Mis en chantier à Saint-Nazaire fin 2016 et entouré jusqu’ici du plus grand secret, le Celebrity Edge, premier d’une nouvelle génération de quatre paquebots destinés à la compagnie américaine Celebrity Cruises, sera bel et bien un navire exceptionnel. Les premiers visuels des espaces publics dévoilés hier par l’armateur, à l’occasion de l’ouverture du Seatrade de Miami, sont en tous cas assez bluffants et confirment le positionnement très haut de gamme et novateur de la classe, qui fera ses débuts fin 2018.