Corsica – Mainland France – the great upheaval
SNCM loses its flagship before the major battle
Some malicious individuals may see it as a symbol! The flagship of the SNCM (Société Nationale Maritime Corse-Méditerranée) fleet is out of service for the important summer season, crucial to the company’s future.
A market of three million passengers per year
In 2012, the ferry services between Corsica and mainland France registered 3.1 million passengers (4.38 million when ferry services linking with Italy are added) compared with 2.7 million passengers travelling by air between the two.
Public Services Outsourcing in Corsica: a small budget with major obligations
Corsica Ferries versus SNCM…with Brussels sitting in judgement
The opening of maritime cabotage services to competition in Europe in 1992, followed by the arrival of Corsica Ferries in 1996 in Nice then Toulon in 2001, undermined the monopoly of the Société Nationale maritime Corse-Méditerranée.
"Véolia has exaggerated the risk in its publicity"
"There is no point in playing a game if the result has already been decided"
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