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Saint-Nazaire, France 4.-6.10.2022

Team Finland visit to Saint-Nazaire, France

Register for the visit via the link below by 15 September, 2022. 





Ms. Marine Devos
Senior Advisor
Business Finland, France
+33 625 240 360
marine.devos (at)

Ms. Katja Eriksen
Senior Advisor
Business Finland, Norway
+47 402 848 87
katja.eriksen (at)


Ms. Annika Lipsanen-Brito
Project Manager, Delegations
Business Finland
+358 50 347 3470
annika.lipsanen-brito (at)

Chantiers de l’Atlantique is one of the world leaders in the market of highly complex ships and offshore installations. Thanks to the expertise developed by its staff and network of sub-contractors, combined with first-rate industrial facilities, the company is a key player in the field of design, manufacturing, integration, testing and turnkey delivery of cruise ships, military ships and electrical substations for offshore wind farms.

Chantiers de l’Atlantique also relies on its expertise in shipbuilding to assist civil and military customers all the way through their ships’ life cycle. Additionally, the company offers its customers a large range of global designs, services and works reducing the global environmental footprint and thus making the sea the place for our future.

The Team Finland network is organizing a Business Delegation visit to the Chantiers de l’Atlantique shipyard in Saint-Nazaire on 4-6 October 2022. Companies participating in this visit will have an excellent opportunity to present their products and solutions and to establish direct contacts with the decision-makers of the shipyard and the related ecosystem. This visit is led by Mr. Petri Peltonen, Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.


This visit is aimed at Finnish companies and research organizations whose focus is on shipyards looking for partnerships, cruise companies, and offshore installations.
Solutions or products needed are:

  • Ship machinery & power generation
  • Propulsion
  • Ship engineering & Design &Software
  • Digitalization, ICT solutions (digital processes, AI, autonomy etc.)
  • Turnkey outfitting
  • Prefabricates interior materials for outfitting
  • Navigation, automation & electrical systems
  • Hvac & Galleys
  • Energy efficiency equipment
  • Ship systems & equipment
  • Machine Workshops (steel works subcontracting)
  • Shipbuilding machines & Welding machines
  • Health technology solutions for preventive virus protection at shipyard / onboard
  • Energy and Environmental solutions related to ships air and water emissions

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has recently launched a development program for sustainable maritime industry, and the Team Finland visit supports the objectives of the program.


To cover the expenses of arranging the visit, Business Finland will charge a participation fee.

  • Major Companies: EUR 950 + 24% VAT per person
  • Micro Businesses and SMEs: EUR 800 + 24% VAT per person

Business Finland will invoice the participation fee after the visit based on the actual costs. The invoiced fee will not exceed the amounts mentioned above. Kindly note that the participation fee does not include flights or accommodation of the participant nor meals outside the business delegation program.