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Brittany Ferries’ ship catches fire off France

Brittany Ferries’ ship catches fire off France

Brittany Ferries’ cruise-ferry Pont-Aven caught fire off the French coast in the early morning hours of today, according to the Maritime Prefecture of Atlantic.  The...

France battles oil slick from sunken Grande America

France moves to contain sunken Grande America oil slick 

French authorities on Thursday battled to contain an oil slick after the Grimaldi ship, Grande America, which caught fire and sank off the coast of France on Tuesday. ...

Ethiopian Airlines sends black boxes to France

ET302 crash: Ethiopian Airlines sends black boxes to France 

The black boxes recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa have been sent to Paris, France the airline said on...

Ethiopian Airlines recovers black box of crashed plane

Ethiopian Airlines sends crashed plane black boxes to France

The black boxes recovered from an Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa have been sent to Paris, the airline said on Thursday....

France battles oil slick from sunken Grande America

France battles oil slick from sunken Grande America

French authorities on Thursday battled to contain an oil slick after the Grimaldi ship, Grande America, which caught fire and sank off the coast of France on Tuesday....

Grimaldi’s Grande America sinks off France

Grimaldi’s Grande America sinks off France

The fire stricken Italian ship, MV Grande America, owned by the Grimaldi Group, has sunk in the Bay of Biscay in water depth of 4,600 meters off the coast of France....

Saudi Arabia, France sign warship construction agreement

Saudi Arabia, France sign warship construction agreement

Saudi Arabia has signed a preliminary agreement with France’s Naval Group to build warships in the oil-rich kingdom. The French government holds a 62.49 percent stake...

No-Brexit deal: France preps transport, customs measures

No-Brexit deal: France preps transport, customs measures

French Transport Minister, Elisabeth Borne, on Friday, said France is preparing various measures, notably those dealing with customs controls and checks at ports, in...

France begins deliberations on new aircraft carrier

France begins deliberations on new aircraft carrier

France will make a decision on the replacement of its flagship aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle at the start of 2020, according to its armed forces minister. The...

Oil washes ashore in France after ship collision

Oil washes ashore in France after ship collision

Some of France’s spectacular Riviera beaches have been shut as volunteers with shovels and sacks try to rid the coastline of a thick oily residue that washed ashore...

Spain offers to dock stranded migrant rescue ship

Portugal, Spain, France, Germany agree to take in Aquarius ship migrants

France, Portugal, Spain and Germany struck a deal on Tuesday to take in migrants from the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius sailing off the coast of Malta, the French...

France confirms Fincantieri-STX shipyard deal

France confirms Fincantieri-STX shipyard deal

France hopes Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri’s takeover of STX France will be wrapped up soon, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday, but sounded a...