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The full panoply of French maritime organisations is completed by a range of consultancy firms, offering a wide spectrum of expertise. French research consultancies (excluding the offshore sector) are active in all branches of marine engineering, including port facilities, naval architecture (complete ship projects) and specialised areas of marine engineering under subcontract (e.g. ventilation).
Apart from these specific areas of expertise, consultants provide ser vices in busines s development, communication and organisation management. Among these are:
Alisker has the skills to manage communications programmes of all kinds. Its experienced account team provides its clients in the naval and maritime fields with senior-level strategic advice and exemplary production and execution. Alisker offers a full range of communication services including communication plans, visual communication and design, website design and textual content…
Since 1994, Ameris provides to any actors from the world of Defense a global expertise relating to management of purchases, national and international logistics and technical aid. Widely famous for its capacity to bring solutions to problems of supply chain in a large range of technical domains and more specifically NATO classified spare parts, now Ameris diversifies its activities towards strategy and economic intelligence consulting, international trade and reduction of costs.
Comtosea is specializing in the production and management of information content and communication at the exclusive service of the maritime sector. It assists companies in the design, facilitation, management or development of all their media (web, print, audiovisual, conferences), and offers strong expertise in particular issues of sustainable development. It also provides training in communication (speaking, media management) executives and industry leaders.
Advises and as si s t s publ ic and pr ivate companies, operating in the port sector or bulk solids course, for missions targeted or continuous monitoring in France and abroad (countries of Southern Europe, Mediterranean and Sea black, mainly).www.dsgconsultants.com
A consultant specialising in institutional relations whose services include representation and lobbying on behalf French businesses before French and European public authorities, research relating to finance especially from Community sources, representation of foreign businesses in France, canvassing of the French market in the maritime and port sectors.
Ernst & Young
Ernst & Young is highly experienced in the port and maritime sector. Its multidisciplinary team of specialists in this sector work hand in hand with port authorities and maritime businesses to help them manage their complex projects, overcome difficult issues and meet all of their objectives: performance optimisation, finance/management, risk control, strategy definition, public law, business law (including taxation)...
A law firm known for its expertise in assisting businesses with strategic decision-making in the fields of transport and logistics
Franck Chevalier Conseil
Franck Chevalier Council (FCC) is an independent research firm of engineers experts in reducing pollution in the waters and the natural environment. FCC conducts regulatory audits, records Water Act, ICPE files, and technical and economic studies for the definition and development of treatment facilities water areas on the fairing, sea and river ports and other shipyards can generate potential risks of water pollution. Franck Chevalier Council operates throughout France and abroad.
ILAGO communication covers all the needs a company faces in that field: visual communication solutions - including content and design -, PR, corporate events. It is also a Franco-German team based in France, with recognized skills in the maritime sector.
Inter Action Consultants
IAC is an operational advisory company which specialises in helping its clients gain a greater competitive edge. IAC oversees projects (project management), and provides organisational support and economic expertise to boost the capabilities of project teams. The four main areas of specialisation are: design to cost, redesign to cost, purchase optimisation and value creation.
Isemar is both a research, an information and an expertise centre dedicated to the maritime economy. All its activities of analyse, publication and promotion have leaded Isemar to become the "French reference observatory" and to have a real recognition at the european level.
JFT Concepts of fers consulting services to businesses, local authorities, government, professional organizations in the areas of strategy, institutional relations, development at national, European, international level. The firm is headed by Jean-François Tallec, former prefect, former Secretary General of the Sea from 2008 to 2011, former officer in the Merchant Navy.
Le Havre déveLoppement
Le Havre Développement, the economic development agency for the region of Le Havre, helps companies in setting up, investing or developing projects in the first French port for international trade.
In the maritime sector, Le Havre Développement accompanies logistic and port services firms and is the leader for the development of the regional offshore wind industry.
The BRS group subsidiary MLTC is a consulting company specialized in maritime and port. Historically positioned on the port-related studies for different organizations such as Grands Ports Maritimes, chambers of Commerce, ministries, private terminals and manufacturers, MLTC has developed expertise through more than 50 studies in France but as well in the Maghreb, in the Indian Ocean, Caribbean and in Malaysia.
Montgomery Conseil has skills to manage industrial projects. Its experienced consultants provide its clients in the energy, maritime and defense fields with senior-level strategic advice and focused implementation processes.
Odyssée Développement is an independent consulting firm specialized in maritime economics.
The expertise – audit / expertise - technical support and training – is dedicated to the professional activities in the maritime fishing Industry and marine farming, port management (fishing, commercial and marinas), maritime transport, yachting but also planning in maritime region and integrated coastal zone management.
Papillon Maritime Services
Papillon Maritime Services is a society who link bilateral relationship between maritime and terrestrial sectors. PMS offers the following services:
research of services’s provider, consulting/audit in maritime security and project support.
Founded in 2008, ProLarge is a partner of choice for the engineering and operational management of your maritime projects. In 2011 the company strengthened its support service for sea trials campaigns. Meanwhile, it has continued activities in the support of marine environment monitoring and study and has developed its naval training branch abroad. To meet the growing needs of IMR, Prolarge has developed its service to offshore wind turbine projects (studies, support for sounding and surveys, sea-based trials and wind farm monitoring and security).
Selling Media Services
Selling Media Services are consultants who specialise in advising in-house staff in brand development and penetration.
Selling Media Services have developed a methodology for "Brand Exposure and Promotion".
Insurance, accountancy and advisory services. With more than 3,800 people in 25 offices in France, PwC has for many years provided industry-focused services to maritime companies.
R-Marin Conseil provides consultancy services, project management for business development and reorganisation, as well as coaching for business managers and leaders of professional bodies. It is backed in particular by the expertise of Eudes Riblier, a former executive of shipping and shipbuilding companies, and a network of leading experts.
S.M.S Société Marine de Service
"Société Marine de Service" (S.M.S) is a company involved in engineering, sales, marketing and services (including aftersales).
SMS has established a network in the main countries with shipping and shipbuilding activities.
Syrtys Conseil are project management consultants for businesses and local and regional authorities, primarily in risk assessment and strategy.
Consulting service for the maritime sector.
A consulting firm established in 1992 and specialising in three areas: risk prevention, crisis management and strategic intelligence, it provides assistance in project management for states and their administrations, large companies, SME networks, local and regional authorities.haut de page