Ports of the metropolis of Nice prohibited to passenger ships due to coronavirus

Coronavirus: Ports of Nice Prohibited to Passenger Ships

BOATS: Eight ports in around Nice are affected by this ban due to the spread of Coronavirus across France Access to the eight ports of the metropolitan area of Nice has been closed to ships carrying passengers until further notice in order to “fight” the coronavirus pandemic, according to a decree issued by the metropolis. This prohibition concerns the ports of Nice, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, […]

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Minister Gérald Darmanin is currently visiting the Transmanche site in Dieppe.

Preparing Brexit in Dieppe: Minister Gérald Darmanin Announces the Creation of Eight Customs Posts

This Thursday, February 28, 2019, Gérald Darmanin the Minister in charge of customs is in Dieppe to discuss the issues of Brexit. A moment of exchange is planned for the Channel. How to adapt to the new security challenges brought about by Brexit? In Dieppe (Seine-Maritime), the Transmanche line will be impacted. New customs officers will come in to help with the increase […]

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Latest updates on the positions in the Vendée Globe

Vendée Globe The Positions and Rankings on Tuesday at 9 am

Armel Le Cléac’h is still leading the Vendée Globe on Monday night. The skipper of Banque Populaire boat is 507 miles ahead of Alex Thomson (Hugo Boss) at 9 am Tuesday. After slowing down, this morning he picks up speed. Armel Le Cléac’h (Banque Populaire) still dominates the Vendée Globe. The Banque Populaire skipper emerging […]

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A 48 year old woman was retrieved from the Harbour at Roscoff

Roscoff: A 48 year old Woman Found Dead in the Harbour

It was her husband who gave the warning Friday night, after not returning home … On Friday at 8.45 pm, a man calls for help, anxious, as his wife had not retuirned home from a party in the afternoon cleaning their boat at the port of Bloscon, Roscoff (Finistère). Besides the police, three fire crews were […]

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Lorient. The Fishing Port is Blocked from 4am this Morning 1

Lorient. The Fishing Port is Blocked from 4am this Morning

At the call of the CGT, port staff have blocked access to the fishing port at Lorient since dawn on Wednesday morning. Since 4 am Wednesday morning, answering the call of the local and departmental unions CGT, port staff block access to tankers at the fishing port at Lorient. Burning tyre dams Three dams of […]

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The English are installing 300 metres of fencing at Calais to aid with the migrant problem at the port

Migrants: The English are Installing New Fencing in Calais

Several hundred meters high fences will be installed to further secure the port ring road to Calais … Avoid “invasions of migrants”. The British government will finance the installation of three hundred meters of additional fencing along the bypass port of Calais. Work will be performed “by the summer”. Securing “vital” for the economy “The […]

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Customs discover a container with illegal waste

In Le Havre, Customs Intercepts 18 Tonnes of Hazardous Waste

Custom Officers of  Le Havre, who inspected a cargo container, due to be shipped by an automotive company to the African country of Mauritania, discovered that it contained hazardous waste whose export is illegal.  These included fuel filters, engines and used exhaust parts, according to a statement released earlier today, Wednesday, by customs.  Everything was stored […]

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