MN Tangara

Shipowner, owner and ship manager

Compagnie Maritime Nantaise - MN owns, operates and manages vessels.

MN’s activity includes the design, construction, acquisition, management and national and international operation of vessels. MN offers its clients, the services, performances, experience and listening skills. MN is also duly registered as freight forwarder. MN is backed by the technical and financial strength of the SOGESTRAN group, of which it is a wholly-owned subsidiary, MN joins perfectly in the dynamics of this group. With over 600 employees and about 200 river and maritime units, SOGESTRAN is a family group based in Havre since 1948. The SOGESTRAN group is specialized in sea transport, river transport, logistics  and service to industries. Its turnover is of 180 M€.

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MN is a member of “Armateurs de France” the French shipowners association

“Armateurs de France” is the professional organization of the French shipping and marine services industry. In addition to defending and promoting the interests of French shipowners, it provides information and advice to its members on a daily basis. “Armateurs de France” includes 54 maritime companies among which 1000 operated or controled vessels generate the employment of nearly 16000 seafarers and 6000 sedentaries. “Armateurs de France” intervenes in multiple sectors of the maritime activity: passengers transport, transportation of goods, harbour services, oceanography and submarine research, installation of submarines cables, offshore activities , supply of sands, assistance and rescue…

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Quality / Safety undertaking

Uncompromising as far as the quality of its transportation services are concerned, MN takes an equally demanding approach in matters of safety. It is awarded ISO 9001v2015 and ISM certification. ISM certification is granted to companies that meet the requirements of international regulations in respect of safety and environmental protection, applicable throughout the world’s shipping fleets.

“Armateurs de France”: “Blue Charter” for sustainable and responsible shipping. Through the Blue Charter MN undertakes to:

  1. Ensuring the well-being of seafarers
  2. Promoting transparent and efficient management
  3. Promoting employment and training in shipping
  4. Ensuring a high level of safety for their vessels
  5. Taking concrete action to protect the environment and the marine environment
  6. Determining the best transportation logistics
  7. Developing a participatory organization