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9 August 2022

INNO’VENT The first Crew Transfer Vessel designed and manufactured in France

As the installation of the wind turbines on the Saint-Nazaire offshorewind farm is underway, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal TransitLimited are pleased to announce the delivery to GE Renewable Energy of Inno’vent, the first Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) dedicated to thetransfer of technicians and their equipment between the coast and thewind farm for turbine maintenance. …
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29 July 2022

LDA sells a fleet of 13 handysize and supramax bulk carriers

The Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group (LDA) and its partners, Groupe Roullier and Peugeot Invest, have reached an agreement with institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives’ Global Transportation Group and the shipowner MUR Shipping BV, for the sale of a fleet of 13 handysize and supramax bulk carriers. The ships will be gradually delivered …

16 May 2022

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs will equip one of its vessels with three bound4blue’s suction sails

● bound4blue will install three eSAIL® systems in 2023 on a vessel owned and operated by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA). ● Louis Dreyfus Armateurs pays particular attention to protecting the environment. This concern translates into a dynamic innovation policy. LDA’s engineering, projects and innovation teams have established close relationships with bound4blue, a major European innovation …

20 December 2021

A new management team for the Louis Dreyfus Armateurs group

To support the growth of the Group’s activities, Edouard Louis-Dreyfus, Chairman of the Executive Board, has decided, in agreement with the Supervisory Board chaired by Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, to adopt a new governance for LDA as of January 1, 2022. Gildas Maire is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer and becomes Advisor to the Chairman of …

13 December 2021

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, Mauric, Barillec Marine, SEAir and ADV Propulse join forces to develop a Zero Emission & Safe Transfer Crew Transfer Vessel (“ZEST” project)

Safety, performance, improved comfort and staff security, reduction in GHG emissions and atmospheric pollutants … these are the main objectives that Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, Mauric, Barillec Marine, SEAir and ADV Propulse aim for thanks to the ZEST industrial consortium. The 5 partners have been working for 3 months on the development of a prototype CTV …

21 October 2021

Louis Dreyfus Freight Solutions, Airbus Canada’s partner for the transportation of A220 components between China and Canada

Effective 1st October 2021, Louis Dreyfus Freight Solutions, a subsidiary of the Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group, signed a multi-year contract with Airbus for the transportation of A220 components from the production plant in Shenyang, China to the final assembly plant in Mirabel, Canada. With 20 years of experience in the transport of A380, A400M and …

6 July 2021

Naming ceremony of the Wind of Hope, maintenance ship dedicated to offshore wind farm

On July 1, 2021, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs group organised the naming ceremony of the WIND OF HOPE, its second vessel dedicated to the maintenance of offshore wind farms, attended by its godmother, the Minister for Industry, Ms. Agnès Pannier-Runacher. More than the presentation of the innovative concept of a large multifunction vessel, equipped with the …

29 July 2022

LDA sells a fleet of 13 handysize and supramax bulk carriers

The Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group (LDA) and its partners, Groupe Roullier and Peugeot Invest, have reached an agreement with institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives’ Global Transportation Group and the shipowner MUR Shipping BV, for the sale of a fleet of 13 handysize and supramax bulk carriers. The ships will be gradually delivered …

16 May 2022

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs will equip one of its vessels with three bound4blue’s suction sails

● bound4blue will install three eSAIL® systems in 2023 on a vessel owned and operated by Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA). ● Louis Dreyfus Armateurs pays particular attention to protecting the environment. This concern translates into a dynamic innovation policy. LDA’s engineering, projects and innovation teams have established close relationships with bound4blue, a major European innovation …

20 December 2021

A new management team for the Louis Dreyfus Armateurs group

To support the growth of the Group’s activities, Edouard Louis-Dreyfus, Chairman of the Executive Board, has decided, in agreement with the Supervisory Board chaired by Philippe Louis-Dreyfus, to adopt a new governance for LDA as of January 1, 2022. Gildas Maire is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer and becomes Advisor to the Chairman of …

13 December 2021

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, Mauric, Barillec Marine, SEAir and ADV Propulse join forces to develop a Zero Emission & Safe Transfer Crew Transfer Vessel (“ZEST” project)

Safety, performance, improved comfort and staff security, reduction in GHG emissions and atmospheric pollutants … these are the main objectives that Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, Mauric, Barillec Marine, SEAir and ADV Propulse aim for thanks to the ZEST industrial consortium. The 5 partners have been working for 3 months on the development of a prototype CTV …

21 October 2021

Louis Dreyfus Freight Solutions, Airbus Canada’s partner for the transportation of A220 components between China and Canada

Effective 1st October 2021, Louis Dreyfus Freight Solutions, a subsidiary of the Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group, signed a multi-year contract with Airbus for the transportation of A220 components from the production plant in Shenyang, China to the final assembly plant in Mirabel, Canada. With 20 years of experience in the transport of A380, A400M and …

6 July 2021

Naming ceremony of the Wind of Hope, maintenance ship dedicated to offshore wind farm

On July 1, 2021, Louis Dreyfus Armateurs group organised the naming ceremony of the WIND OF HOPE, its second vessel dedicated to the maintenance of offshore wind farms, attended by its godmother, the Minister for Industry, Ms. Agnès Pannier-Runacher. More than the presentation of the innovative concept of a large multifunction vessel, equipped with the …