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PROMARITIME International is appointed as General Agent of NEPTUNE LINES for its activities in France / 01 March 2017

We are pleased to inform you that PROMARITIME International has been entrusted with the operational and commercial representation of the activities of NEPTUNE Lines in France from 1 March.

NEPTUNE Lines is a shipping company specializing in transportation in RORO.

Established since 1975 with a fleet of young ships, we will have the opportunity to serve Fos-Marseilles and Sète in connection with North Africa, Southern and Eastern Mediterranean as well as the different ports of the Black Sea.

The consignments of ships in France - Mediterranean are thus ensured by its subsidiary PROMARMED.

We are proud of this recognition and to add this new card to the shipping companies that we represent. On this occasion, we opened the office of PROMARITIME International in Marseille.

Promaritime International Marseille

Immeuble Le Grand Panorama
114, boulevard Jean Labro
13016 Marseille
+33 4 88 60 08 95

Contact: Mrs Caroline CANTONI
+33 6 40 28 42 95
Salesneptunelines@promaritime.fr

Cooperation between Protranser and Promaritime groups / 22 February 2017

We have the privilege to announce a cooperation agreement with Mr Zhang Li, Managing director of PROTRANSER INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS Co. Ltd, SHANGHAI PRC, this agreement has been reached on On Feb 3, 2017 in F-Rouen.

This agreement is linked to chartering vessels In and Out movements of project cargo oversized and heavy lifts with China. This is the result of a long lasting cooperation between Protranser Intl and Promaritime Intl, and the existing partnership with BBC chartering heavy lift carrier, in leer. Promaritime beeing BBC general ship port agents in all french ports.

Mr zhang li pointed out we all wish that "Pros" teams will continue working closely and will be successful in Project business

Signing of a major consignment contract between HYPROC and PROMARMED / 01 February 2017

HYPROC, the liquefied natural gas carrier of Algeria, a subsidiary of SONATRACH, one of the world's leading exporter of gas (LPG / LNG) and PROMARMED, a subsidiary of PROMARITIME in the south, have just ratified an agreement on the consignment of HYPROC vessels in French ports in particular.

Since Algeria has been the supplier of french gas for several decades, between 110 and 130 stops are planned in 2017 in France mainly on the ports of FOS and LAVERA. The number of ports of call in the northern ports remaining marginal.
Eric LELIEVRE, Chairman of PROMARITIME int'l (majority shareholder and Chairman of PROMARMED), accompanied by Julien MAITIA, President of PROVERMARINE (also shareholder of PROMARMED), went to ORAN on Wednesday 18 January where HYPROC To meet Mr. BENGHALI MUSTAPHA, Commercial Director and Mr. HAMOUN RAMDANE, Head of the Account Department, in order to sign a consignment contract linking HYPROC to PROMARMED for a minimum period of one year.

A few photos below trace this important milestone, as we all very much hope, the beginning of a long and fruitful cooperation for both companies.
Both parties welcomed this signing after a particularly successful test period.

To all our Friends and Clients we wish all the best for 2017 / 04 January 2017

The Promaritime International Group ended 2016 on a high note :

  • Commercial deployment in the Ile-de-France with our associated partner Promar IdF,
  • Promaritime Guyane that the results are clearly up to the challenge : This new structure associated with Promaritime International group will be the only company to provide daily service between Kourou and Isle Royale,
  • We'll soon become an Authorised Economic Operator (A.E.0 ). This status will guarantee Promaritime International and its customers an acceleration and a simplification of customs operations : expertise, flow processing, export, reduction of export controls...
  • Success of our port services such as consignment and manutention in Dieppe / Rouen and Sète, notably in wind energy expertise.
A.E.O is expected in early 2017 / 03 January 2017

The Promaritime International Group has been audited this fall to become an Authorised Economic Operator (A.E.0 ). This statut is now expected in early 2017.
All teams are heavily involved in this process, under the discerning eye of the chief of Customs Mrs Angélique LEGAY
This status will guarantee Promaritime International and its customers an acceleration and a simplification of customs operations : expertise, flow processing, export, reduction of export controls …

Partnership / 01 November 2016

The Promaritime International Group signs a partnership agreement with OMENEM  holding ltd, Abidjan, strong player in the Ivory Coast for maritime freight, air freight, oil logistics, containerised and bulk cargo.

Loading of a complete Fuel power plant at Radicatel terminal / 15 October 2016

This  BBC Chartering fleet vessel  loaded at Radicatel Terminal :  a complete electrical power plant  Type   ‘’LM6000 POWER PLANT ‘’ destined to HOUSTON, TX.
This loading operation has been performed with ship’s cranes (2x 150 SWL & 1 x 80 SWL).

Promaritime Guyane / 07 July 2016

This new structure associated with Promaritime International group will be the only company to provide daily service between Kourou and Isle Royale.

The activity managed by SOTEL company for twenty years, was taken to prolong what is called in Kourou "Shuttling Islands". Brice Tétrel and his team are very proud to be able to continue this line and make you discover this island and its valuable heritage.

 

Promaritime International is working to become an Authorized Economic Operator / 28 February 2016

The PromaritimeInternational Group is working to become an Authorised Economic Operator (A.E.0 ). All teams are heavily involved in this process.

This status will guarantee Promaritime International and its customers an acceleration and a simplification of customs operations : expertise, flow processing, export, reduction of export controls …

Happy New Year 2016 to all our Friends and Clients / 18 January 2016

Promaritime begins 2016 in its new office on the right bank of Rouen. We took the opportunity to enhance our computer system faster and more safety.

We have strengthened our business development efforts with the arrival in our Paris office of Madame Nadine Rakotonanahary. In Brussels, we are approached by the European Commission to participate in a working group on maritime and ports Cyber-Security.
More than ever, we remain at the full disposal of our Clients to support them in their need for transport and growth.

Reception of a new carne of 120 tons / 24 November 2015

On the 14th of September at Dock N°3, a crane manufactured ITALGRUE is delivered at the attention of stevedoring company SOSERSID. With this new capacity, the handling offer of SOSERSID will be enlarged.

The crane has been transported on board of COMBI DOCK III from J. Poulsen Shipping. The unit has been built in 2009. She is a geared vessel with 2 x 350T + 200T capacity, and a hold of impressive 132 x18 x 9.40m. She can be operated lo/lo, ro/ro and flo/flo.
The operation under the Agency of PROMARMED has been realized by ro/ro means within 3 hours. A real success.

Our new agency in Bordeaux / 07 October 2015

Precision and know how were the keywords for this challenge : routing a 40 meters and 200 tons barge restaurant to the Port of Bordeaux.

The shipping started at Aigues Mortes by a river transport, helped by a tugboat, to join the Port of Sète. Then, the barge was lifted from the water, using the cranes of a heavy lift vessel and settled down in the hold of this vessel. This is how the barge made its trip of ten days to the Port of Bordeaux.

This fine operation has been operated by Patrick Lavandier, from our agency in Bordeaux, principally dedicated to heavy and oversized industrial cargo.

After Rouen, Dieppe is welcoming the E-ship1 / 07 August 2015

The E-ship1, ship specialized in windmill component transport, is not going unnoticed in Paris pond in Dieppe. This jewel of the german group ENERCON had caused a sensation when he came at the port of Rouen.

The unloading operation should last 3 days and mobilize 4 cranes to unload land-based windmills. For many years, ENERCON, third worldwild windmills’ producer, rests upon skills of PROMARITIME teams and entrust them with logistics operations on Norman’s port.

For 10 years, PROMARITIME have been demonstrated his excellence in terms of consignment in windmill field. Each year, several dozens of ships full of windwills components on every French ports are taken care of by our teams.

PROMARITIME often manage land-based post-delivery of all these elements toward wind farm.

Reactivity, precision and availability are essential qualities for a good proceeding of this kind of operation.

Opening of a Promar office in Paris / 04 August 2015

Proximity and excellence of service for his client are more than ever the main concerns of PROMARITIM’ teams.

New evidence has just been given with the opening of a Parisian office. It’s not a revolution as PROMARITIME is already used to work regularly in the Capital, but it’s a new step for a better service for our customers in Paris.

Furthermore, PROMARITIME is happy to welcome on board an undeniable personality of the shipping world to drive its Parisian office.

 

Indeed, Nadine RAKOTONANAHARY – graduated from ESSEC and with more than 20 years’ experience in the domain of  trading and maritime transport – will manage this new business unit.

“Since many years, we have been thinking about opening a stronger representation close to our Parisian customers, explains Eric LELIEVRE, chairman of PROMARITIME. It’s now becoming true with Nadine, and it’s a real opportunity for all of us.”

“It’s a new challenge for me in this world that I know pretty well, explains Mrs Rakotonanahary. Come and reinforce Promaritime teams, whose professionalism is well known and recognized convinced me to try this new adventure.”

Contact :
Promar idf 11, rue de Cambrai
Immeuble Artois
75947 Paris Cedex 19
Tel : +33 (0)1 78 42 91 10

A new car terminal at the port of Sète / 08 June 2015

From right to left, Charles Balier the manager of PROMARMED and Pierre Alleaume from SINTAX control the operations during the call at Sète of Neptunes units. The two fellows had been working together since 2007.

The I-1 wharf is dedicated to car transit traffic, with a new time-saving factor due to specific equipment.

The new terminal has opened on the first of May. Traffic increase to be expected by 2016.

The picture has been shouted during the call at Sète of Car Carrier NEPTUNE ODYSSEY  Shipping.

« E-SHIP-1» calls in Rouen on March 2015 / 05 May 2015

Flag ship of the German company ENERCON, third worldwide windmill manufacturer, the Group’s owned unit  « E-SHIP-1» has been operated at the Agency of PROMARITIME INTERNATIONAL SAS, when she called the port of ROUEN.

Launched in 2014, the RO/LO ship equipped with a stern ramp, two underdecks, and served by two cranes of 80/120 tons, is a real floating event when she  is steaming up the river Seine.

130 m long and 10.500 net tonnage, the vessel is equipped with 4 rotors. The rotors – 27 m hight and 4m diameter – are geared with the propellers that allow the movements of the steel sails.

 

The sails help moving the ship with extra power due to the “Magnus effect”. The saving on the bunkers can reach up to 25 %.

Fully loaded in Emden, the ship has partly discharged in Rouen, unloading 80 pieces of windmills,are planned a next call at Leixoes, and final trip crossing over the Atlantic to Montevideo, Uruguay.

We wish good sailing to the « E-SHIP-1», top Lady of the flourishing Windmill industry.

Promarmed and ‘Le Bateau Ivre’ / 09 March 2015

Arthur Rimbaud is happy, « LE BATEAU IVRE » a barge restaurant has been nicely transported from Aigues Mortes to Bordeaux Bassens via the port of Sète.

This fine operation has been operated by PROMARMED who controlled the shipment of the barge onto the HAPPY ROVER a BIGLIFT’s unit twin decker of 2 x 400 tons.

A team of frogmen was necessary to secure the slings underneath the water. The barge was actually too big to pass through the Canal du Midi, thus it went to Bordeaux the final port via Gibraltar.

Barging + Chartering Heavy Lift tonnage the winning solution destination Batam Indonesia / 21 January 2015

December 2014, the 26 reels of cables 5.7m Diam / 72 tons/unit destination Batam are loaded into 2 barges to be pushed with auto-motor from Macon to Fos. Promarmed is the shipping agent in charge to receive the river train and do the transshipment onto BBC Skysails, a twin decker geared 2 x 40 tons. The operation lasts two days.

The vessel is on route ETA Batam 23th of January.

Best Wishes / 09 January 2015

To all our Friends and Clients we wish all the best for 2015.

For its 21 years anniversary Promaritime International group is pleased to announce the launching of 2 news Services in the fields of Heavy Parcels and Offshore Windmills in Le Havre and of Sea transport for Bulk and Waste.LHP Agency and Promarbulk are as from now part of the Family.

Furthermore Promaritime International has opened an Office in Brussels to participate to the Expertise Workshops of the Commission of the EEC.

The shipping service of the Group Promaritime breaks its own record / 13 October 2014

The shipping service of the Group Promaritime has realised 500 calls in 2014 at the end of september. Same figure was reached last year end of december. Consistency at Promarshipping, a good trend at Provermarine, and the bolster of the Mediterranean activity of Promarmed, this three factors explain that the Group has reached with three months in advanced this good result.

Promaritime’ decision to increase its national coverage especialy on the Mediterranean Coast is in link with the record. Today the whole port s of the Seine and Med are operated by the Group.

An electric transformer (56 tons) from Finland delivered by Promaritime / 09 October 2014

The Finland Service  of Promaritime took in charge a transformer of 56 Tons GW, with buxom dimensions L 5700 x W 2950 x H 3750 mm, from port of Rauma on the Finnish West Coast.

The design was insuring the sea transport, the port handling, the on-loading on heavy road- trailer, the off-loading at the factory and the final ripping on final bedding at the Jersey Electric Plant located at Perrier (Manche).

Gone with the wind ... The E-Ship at Dieppe. / 09 October 2014

… the cargo and the ship are moved by the wind, thus no way to escape the title of the famous novel of Margaret Mittchel !

It is the ninth shipment of windmills from ENERCON, one of the world leader for windmills, operated by Promaritime at Dieppe since February this year.

The E-Ship call is really special has the lady has been designed by the manufacturer itself proving that he really invests in the wind potentials in every domains.

The beautiful cruise vessels of Promarmed / 09 October 2014

The merchant vessels are the daily duty of Promarmed. The Shipping Agent, activ at the ports of Fos, Sète and  Port la Nouvelle, is well known to be a specialist for Oil and Gas trampers as well as Chemicals. Promarmed has a second specialty more glamourous with the Cruise activity.

The cruise vessels are synonyme of pleasures, easy life on board and exotic ports of call, seen from the Agent view it is a question of extra-top service quality requested by the high standards of the cruise operator. “A fine label for us” admits Charles Balier Promarmed proud manager.

Opening a liaison office in Brussels / 15 September 2014

Promaritime International has opened in June a Brussels liaison office in the European Quarter, a few yards from the EU institutions.

Two Senior Consultants are in charge of representing the company. They will follow maritime affairs and the shaping of EU maritime policies affecting Promaritime.

Please refer to the press kit for additional information.

Promaritime is now certify FONASBA / 01 June 2014

Promaritime ship agent and ship broker services are now certified to Fonasba quality standard.

This certification confirms the confidence many ship owners place in Promaritime since more than 20 years.

Click to view the certificate or read more on the FONASBA website.

Mediterranean activities : HSE certificate for Promarmed / 25 March 2014

Promarmed, shipping agent in Fos, Sète and Port la Nouvelle, is proud to announce its certification HSE in the fields of Chemicals, Oil Products and Gas after being audited by companies such as Lyondell Basell, Kem One, Petroinos and Total.

It means for Promarmed the capacity to work for the ships operated by those Clients, always more demanding in  term of security.

This is a good news that positions Promarmed as a leader in French Méditerannée for the Petrochemical activity.

The good practices of Louis Dreyfus Armement / 03 February 2014

Promaritime is nominated  Agent  for Louis Dreyfus Armement for the coal distribution loop service between Cherbourg and Gennevilliers.

Promaritime International is the shipping agent for the feeder M/V AMANDA, 1650MT of coal per loop i.e. 6 monthly rotations. The coal is due for urban heating.

This traffic enhances the good practices of river transport, at reduced costs, it prevents from pollution through massive road transport. Promaritime follows the trend of sustainable development.

LDA owns Cherbourg Bulk Terminal that operates ocean carriers from South Africa and Russia.

 

 

 

Promarhandling - One of our strong links / 10 December 2013

Actually, Promarhandling operates all along the year for our management projects in international transport.

This meaningful shot shows that strength and precision are the required factors for industrial lifting movements.

By providing concrete solutions Promaritime is a reference at Sea

PM open the doors to its daily operations ! / 05 September 2013

As a specialist of international sea transport, the Group offers the best solutions for your oversea shipments.

To value the operational side, we invite you to discover 3 new medias.

To the party ! / 12 June 2013

Clients and Friends of Promaritime, Promarhandling and Provermarine have enjoyed a night party during the Armada, on board the M.V Corsaire de Saint Malo, a sight seeing vedette.


Old sailing vessels, war boats, the whole family of the Penduick, the Tabarly’s sea-racers, music on board and final fire works.

Agent France for BBC / 01 April 2013

BBC has nominated Promaritime, Port Agent for France. BBC Gmbh from Leer Germany, is the ship-owners of 150 geared vessels, a recent and technical fleet, dedicated to the transport of heavy lifts worldwide.

At Promaritime we received this nomination as an honor, that values many years of constant cooperation and fidelity.

2 BIGUES AND COLUMN 1 / 01 March 2013

Arrival at Bonneuil barge, a 250 tons and 46 meters long column is charged on the Volga HHL to South Korea. The welding and handling lashing are assigned to Promaritime.

Dieppe's office / 01 January 2013

Operating regularly on the Port of Dieppe, Promaritime has decided to open a technical Office at Dieppe Terminal, ZI de Bréauté, 10 rue des Jardins Ouvriers.

We get the friendly assistance and backing of Sogena Transit, long time established on the terminal.

/ 01 January 2012
2 fresh Start Up in the Group Promarhandling & Provermarine Agencies / 30 September 2010

Promarhandling is dedicated to lifting, handling and lashing whole type of cargo including heavy pieces and to industrial maintenance.

Fabien Lecourt, twenty years of experience, manages the company.

Provermarine Agencies is the shipping agency for tramping, allover French ports.

Promaritime and Vertom (the Netherlands) are joining efforts under the management of Julien Maïtia a young specialist of the place of Rouen.

Christening of BBC Ganges at the Quai de l'Ouest / 05 July 2010

BBC Chartering and his partner Promaritime International have christened M/V BBC GANGES « Quai de l’Ouest » at Rouen. Latest Vessel of their fleet, with 2 cranes of 250mt and one of 80mt, we can imagine a busy schedule for this BBC GANGES.

Windmills, a good wind still blows / 18 February 2009

Promaritime has signed its 11th contract for transport and delivery of windmills for energy production sites.

An Extranet for Angola Provider Service / 03 January 2009

Angola Provider Service is a very smart service of Promaritime for Golf of Guinea off-shore operators.

It is a mix « procurement / supply chain / forwarding » which allows a secure supply to those remote working sites.

An extranet, available to share the data, is now on duty.

Morocco : VUMS replaces VACS / 10 October 2008

Van Uden Maghreb Service is the new name for the weekly full containerised service from Rouen to Casablanca v/v. New tonnages annonced.

Wooden poles for EDF on demand / 15 September 2008

That time it is not a question about nuclear power plant, just mere wooden poles for EDF - N°1 French Power provider.

The challenge is to deliver the required poles when and where required to replace the damaged network. Thus very small quantities to very remote country spots. Could be real tough sometimes !