european network of
defence-related regions



Shipyards, Marine equipment, Coastal infrastructure, Maritime Security, Maritime safety, Marine renewable energies, offshore industry, Naval defense, Maintenance, Refit, dismantling activities

GICAN (Groupement des Industries de Construction et Activités Navales) is a professional Business Union that brings together French industrialists in the naval and maritime sector.

Today, GICAN brings together nearly 270 companies in the naval industry including shipyards, systems manufacturers, integrators, equipment manufacturers, design offices and engineering and service companies that work on the design, manufacture, maintenance, modernization, refit and dismantling of ships, submarines, drones, air-maritime means, marine renewable energies and everything related to the exploration and development of the oceans.

The purpose of this Association is to promote and defend the interests of member companies. He is qualified to engage and follow up with representatives of other industries or other groups, French and European, all issues likely to influence the development of the naval and maritime industry.

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