Guadeloupe Cluster Maritime

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Joining Forces!

On May 18, 2011 at 2 P.M. at the World Trade Center Complex in Jarry, Baie-Mahault, the Guadeloupe Maritime Cluster was birthed in the presence of the founding members, who had gathered together on that day for the inaugural General Meeting, with the support of the French Maritime Cluster (CMF).

The Guadeloupe Maritime Cluster is a network of institutions, agencies, companies and individuals sharing a common territory: the sea.

The purpose of the cluster is to locate synergies and to create added value.

Guadeloupe Maritime Cluster brings together those who work with, for, in, and at sea, including businesses, associations, initiatives and programs.

The French Maritime Cluster

The French Maritime Cluster (CMF) was set up in 2005 upon the initiative of the Institut Français de la Mer (IFM) and began work in 2006. Its mission is to promote French maritime interests through its members and their economic activities in the following areas:

  • Communication
  • Lobbying
  • Continued search for practical synergies between different trades and subsectors
Guadeloupe Maritime Cluster Objectives
  • Promote and defend maritime and marine activities in Guadeloupe and related activities
  • Analyze and research development possibilities
  • Perform tasks and carry out operations related to these activities, including: shipment of goods and passenger  transport, recreational boating, fishing, marine research and protection, port and related services, maritime training and employment, maritime financing, ship building and repair, renewable sources of energy