The biggest dry dock in the Mediterranean officially inaugurated yesterday at the presence of the President of the Region Provence Alpes et Côte d’Azur and the Mayor of Marseille. Chantier Naval de Marseille becomes a world-class center for ship repair and conversion and a key player of the economic relaunch of Marseille.
Marseille, December 4, 2017 – Official ribbon cutting yesterday morning for the Dry dock no. 10 of Marseille Port. The biggest dock in the Mediterranean, and one of the biggest in the world, was inaugurated yesterday during an event organized by Chantier Naval de Marseille and the Marseille Fos Port Authority.
The ceremony was hosted by Jacques Hardelay, CEO of Chantier Navale de Marseille and Christine Cabau Woehrel, President of the Directory Port of Marseille Fos-Chief Executive Officer of Marseille Fos Port Authority, and was marked by the presence of Madame Marie-Emmanuelle Assidon, the Prefet of the region Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur, Renaud Muselier, President of the Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Jean Claude Gaudin, Mayor of Marseille and President of the Metropole Marseille-Aix Provence, Ferdinando Garré CEO of San Giorgio del Porto, parent company of Chantier Naval de Marseille and the CEO of Costa Group Michael Thamm, that joined the yard as minority shareholder last year.