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About us

For more than 165 years, we have been providing our clients with tailor-made industrial maritime solutions with high added value maritime activities and integrated services from ship design to maritime operations in various sectors: Logistics & Transport, Dry Bulk, Marine Industrial Solutions and Ship management.

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Our Talents

Our 2,600 shore-based and ship-based personnel located around the world are our wealth and our pride by their training, their careers, their personalities, their visions of the world and their cultural diversities. Our office-based personnel work in diversified businesses ranging from commercial, financial and technical businesses linked to engineering and innovation. At sea, our crews are highly qualified personnel (masters, chief engineers, chief mates ...) who sail on the world’s seas...

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24 September 2020

World Maritime Day 2020

24th September 2020 – World Maritime Day We must not forget our seafarers! On the occasion of World Maritime Day,  Armateurs de France once again pays tribute to the 1.6 million seafarers from around the world, these forgotten heroes who remain mobilized even in severe times of health crisis! Read more: here. “Seafarers’ work is …
Wind of Hope launching Turkey LDA

21 September 2020

Launching of WIND OF HOPE in Turkey!

Press Release 21st September 2020   Hornsea Two SOV launched in Turkey Danish wind energy leader Ørsted is set to welcome the latest edition to their burgeoning fleet of pioneering vessels as their new service operations vessel (SOV) was launched this week. The Wind of Hope is a state-of-the-art ship which is being built at …
Cable ship ASN LDA Ile d'Aix Augustin Vandenhove

16 September 2020

COVID‐19: the health and safety of our colleagues are our priority

For several months now, the world has been dealing with a major challenge. The Covid‐19 pandemic keeps spreading, with more than 29 million infected people worldwide. In these trying circumstances, the Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group and all its subsidiaries around the world remain committed to protecting the health and safety of all. Our mission and …

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