YoungShip France

The Next Generation of the Maritime Industry!

YoungShip France - the Next Generation of the Maritime Industry!

Founded in June 2018, YoungShip France is a non-profit association for the young generation (up to 40 years old), working for companies specialized in the maritime and shipping industry (cruising, fishing, insurance, shipping, oil&gas, yachting...). France is a large maritime country and promoting the maritime industry via YoungShip France will definitely assist the new generation to expand their network, to create opportunities, facilitate their business and give them the opportunity to be in touch with all of the other members of YoungShip International.

Annual membership fee: 

- Professionals: 60 Euros

- Students: 30 Euros


About you

The Team

Board members

Chloé Hekmati

Chloé Hekmati

Chair - Sales Director Maritime (SPEEDCAST) YoungShip France LinkedIn
Ansam Okbani

Ansam Okbani

Vice-Chair - Lawyer (DELVISO-AVOCATS) YoungShip France LinkedIn
Florence Raymond-Gourlet

Florence Raymond-Gourlet

Deputy Vice-Chair - In House Lawyer (ETIC Africa P&I Services) YoungShip France LinkedIn
Solenne Coroller

Solenne Coroller

Board member - In-house lawyer (GENERALI) YoungShip France LinkedIn
Caroline Galland

Caroline Galland

Treasurer - Marine Manager Project Leader (GAZOCEAN) YoungShip France LinkedIn
Hélène de Ferrières

Hélène de Ferrières

Board member - Lawyer (HFW) YoungShip France LinkedIn


Jean-Marc ROUE

Mr. Jean-Marc ROUE is the President of Brittany Ferries and the French Shipowners’ Association (Armateurs de France). 

He is the SPONSOR of YoungShip France.


As the leading global satellite solutions provider for the maritime sector, SPEEDCAST ensures maritime operators across the globe have access to the most robust, redundant broadband network and critical communications solutions available – anytime, anywhere in the world.


DELVISO-AVOCATS is an international law firm, specialized in maritime law, transport law, insurance law, business law, and international trade law. DELVISO-AVOCATS is based in Paris and Marseilles, and present in Ajaccio and Douala. 


Based in Marseilles with its network of offices and contacts in North Africa, West Africa and the Indian Ocean ports, ETIC, via its African arm “AFRICA P&I”, can provide immediate attendance and first hand accurate information on any problem using professionals on the ground, thus permitting principals to make rapid decisions on the further handling of the problem.


GENERALI is a major player in the global insurance industry – a strategic and highly important sector for the growth, development and welfare of modern societies.


GAZOCEAN, which head office is based in Marseilles (France), is a subsidiary of GDF SUEZ and NYK Line groups, operating five LNG Carriers on a regular and tramping trade to various destinations.


INTEGRAL PETROLEUM is a trading and logistics company established in 2008 in Geneva, Swit­zerland, and active primarily in the markets of Caspian Region, the Caucasus, Central Asia and Central America.


emZOOOU is a marketing agency based in New York City. Within all the facts and figures surrounding ethnic minorities, there is one keyword we must understand – communities. emZOOOU understands that each ethnic community is different; each one has varying consumer needs, tastes and behaviors, they are constantly evolving and changing and this is what makes us multicultural marketing specialists!


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