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Work is to restart at Chantiers de l'Atlantique, initially on a voluntary basis and limited to no more than 50% of the production people on site

Chantiers de l'Atlantique to gradually restart production

After some weeks of reduced or no activity, apart from design office work organized to limit the number of people present, Chantiers de l'Atlantique is going to resume production.

Voluntary and in limited numbers

Starting April 27, this is to take place gradually in the various workshops and, on board ships, in shifts to limit numbers.

Until May 11, work will be on a voluntary basis for Chantiers employees and limited to a maximum of 50% of the production people on site. The manufacturing workshops will work in reduced multi-shift operations. 

Subcontractors

Subcontractors will also be able to resume work under strict sanitary requirements, and with reduced numbers.

On May 11, if all production activities are operational, tertiary activities such as design offices will go on mixing on-site and from-home work.

Next cruise ships

Having delivered Celebrity Apex on March 27, the Saint-Nazaire yard is currently building MSC Virtuosa, planned for handover in the fourth quarter, while next year, Wonder of the Seas and Celebrity Beyond are scheduled.

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