On Tuesday 21st of November 2017, the French Maritime Academy, ENSM, paid tribute to its newly Graduates, who qualified as Merchant Navy officers with an Engineer diploma, during a Graduation Ceremony under the sponsorship of Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM’s CEO, and chaired by the Prime Minister Edouard Philippe.
Patrice Laporte, the ENSM Academy Director, the Normandy Region Prefect, the Region President Hervé Morin, the Secretary General of the Sea Vincent Bouvier, the Director of Maritime Affairs Thierry Coquil, the President of the French Maritime Cluster Frédéric Moncany de Saint Aignan, the President of Armateur de France Jean-Marc Roué, Tania Saadé CMA CGM’s Deputy CEO, Gildas Maire Louis Dreyfus Armateurs’ CEO, Jean-Emmanuel Sauvée President of Ponant and the representatives of GAZOCEAN, Euronav, V-Ships, La Méridionale, Corsica Linea, SOS Méditerannée, Pilotage de la Seine and Pilotage du Havre.
Over 200 family members, from various parts of France and Africa, listened to Rodolphe Saadé’s announcement on the launching of CMA-CGM ship Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and three French-flagged large vessels.
The Prime Minister delivered a strong and passionate message to 145 students gathered on that day.
Read Edouard Philippe’s speech at the 2017 Assises de l’Economie de la Mer
Read Nicolas Hulot’s speech at the 2017 Assises de l’Economie de la Mer
Read the press release of the 2017 Interministerial Committee of the Sea