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31ST EDITION OF MIPIM POSTPONED TO 2021

The 31st edition of MIPIM, which was repositioned to be held June 2 - 5, 2020 has now been transformed into a two-day gathering of real estate and technology leaders in September in Paris. The next edition of MIPIM in Cannes will take place March 16 - 19, 2021. For...

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Regulation of maritimes activities to deal with COVID-19

NAVIGATION OF SHIPS AND ACTIVITIES IN INTERNAL AND TERRITORIAL WATERS FRENCH OF THE MEDITERRANEAN TO DEAL WITH THE COVOD-19 EPIDEMIC HAS BEEN REGULATED. You will find bellow the Decree of the Maritime Prefect of the Mediterranean n° 037/2020 of 20 March 2020. It...

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Cannes Lions 2020

Cannes Lions that was taking place from 21st to 26th June 2020 has just been postponed to new dates: 26-30 October 2020. The Vieux port de Cannes authorities confirmed that the already accepted files will be treated the same way as for the reported MIPIM which means...

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25 % additionnal duty

25 % additionnal duty

Following the import taxes imposed on member countries by the Trump administration, the European Union has, as a reply, imposed an additional duty of 25% on US-made yachts. These additional rights creates two issues: for units offered for sale that will bear, in...

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Social Security

Social Security

  As you know, since 2016, seafarers residents in France had to be affiliated to French Social Security. This new measure had negative consequences for the yachting industry. Shipowners relocated to Spain and Italy, and French shipyards and fuel suppliers have...

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