Charlie Dalin (APIVIA) First To Finish The Ninth Vendée Globe

French skipper Charlie Dalin emerged from a damp, misty Bay of Biscay to break the finish line of the Vendée Globe, the solo, non-stop race round the world race, in first position and in doing so realised the ocean racing dreams of his youth.


When two become one, Escoffier transferred off Yes We Cam!

At around 0210hrs UTC at a location in the South Indian Ocean some 360 miles north of the remote Crozet archipelago, Kevin Escoffier (PRB) was successfully transferred from Jean Le Cam's IMOCA to the Nivôse, a French Navy frigate.

photo : © Marine Nationale


Lauching CORUM L 'Épargne

Launching of the Imoca Corum L'Epargne after months of construction, on 5 May, in the presence of technical teams reduced to a minimum to comply with health regulations.

Gradual opening

Operators have been returning to the Lorient and Port la Forêt sites for a few days now, respecting the health instructions.

New COVID-19

Due to the exceptional containment measures decided by the French Head of State for 15 days during his speech on March 16, CDK Technologies is forced to adapt its operations to this situation of force majeure.

Consequently, the company will apply from Tuesday, March 17, 12:00 noon to Tuesday, March 31, inclusive, a total closure applicable to all its staff.


CDK Technologies Lorient

Arrived from Rotterdam via a barge on Monday 6th January, a large autoclave (4m in diameter and 25m long, 120 tonnes, 10 bars) is now on site at the CDK Technologies shipyard in Lorient. The port services had prepared the ground for this exceptional handling operation which will last 6 hours, from the opening of the barge, then the positioning of the autoclave on the millipede, and its laying on its foundations within the Lorient yard.