Commercial Court of Paris : Vet’Affaires in receivership

The Nantes textile hard discount group filed for bankruptcy. It has a hundred stores in France, five in Loire-Atlantique. The stock website Cercle finance announced placement into receivership Vet’Affaires the group by the Paris Commercial Court. This company, specialized in cheap clothing, was orginally started in Nantes, at the end of the 80 Group, which …

An Earthquake in Saint Nazaire

The earth shook Tuesday afternoon, 72 km off St Nazaire according to the Central Seismological Bureau It was at 1.36pm when the earthquake struck earlier today, Tuesday just off the coast of Saint-Nazaire on the west of France.  According to the Central Seismological Bureau.  The epicenter was located in the sea, 72 km southwest of Saint-Nazaire. The …

Notre-Dame-des-Landes : “No work to Start” repeats Minister

The Secretary of State for Transport confirmed that “the government will not begin work until the judgment of appeal”, the date of which is unknown. It is not yet known when the hearing will take place on the environmental litigation related to the implementation of the proposed airport at Notre-Dame-des-Landes.  But Secretary of State for …

Mistral. The finished boats, what will we do now?

The construction of the second ship type Mistral has just ended at Saint-Nazaire.  It will not be shipped to Russia and is now waiting for a future. Mission complete for employees of STX: they have completed the manufacture of Sebastopol, this second type of ship Mistral, initially made to order for Russia. The end of construction …

The Sebastopol ready for Sea Trials

The Sebastopol, the second helicopter carrier being built for Russia in Saint Nazaire, should make his first series of sea trials during the week of March 16 to 22. The BPC is currently at 96% completion, and is originally scheduled for delivery later this year in the month of October. But at the moment, it …

New Burger King Opening Soon

Burger King, has announced that they are going to be opening two new restaurants at the end of 2015 in the Loire Atlantique area. The American brand will open one in the Atlantis Shopping Centre in Nantes, and one in a commercial area of Saint-Nazaire. Burger King has also confirmed that nearly local jobs 300 …