Alu Marine shipyard Couëron ( France) could be taken over by the Grand Large Yachting group Cherbourg .
" Reasonably optimistic." Alu Marine staff prefers to remain discreet but in relative serenity awaits the decision of the Commercial Court of Nantes on Monday. It is likely to confirm the resumption of shipyard Couëron , near Nantes, the Grand Large Yachting group headquartered in Cherbourg.
This consortium brings together three recreational sites , including Cherbourg Allures Yachting specializing in large sailing trips himself buyer manufacturer of luxury yachts in aluminum Garcia, Condé- sur- Noireau (Calvados) , in 2007 and specialist catamaran trips composite Outremer Yachting in 2012. Will be a synergy around this group that employs 110 employees and annual sales of approximately 14 million.
Despite a solid workload , qualified staff and a good industrial base , Alu Marine has long hesitated on its business objectives for pleasure or work boats . A strategy that has led the company encountered cash flow difficulties . She was placed in receivership with an observation period of one month on September 4 . The site , which had 25 people there a year now has a staff of 20 employees. The takeover by Grand Large Yachting, which has the support staff would result in the departure of six new employees.
Frnch source Ouest-france.fr