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Maritime company
created in 2012.

navOcéan, a maritime company created in 2012 for the maritime training and maritime services activities of the Defense Conseil International group, is ISM and ISPS certified.


Since its creation navOcéan has sought to meet the requirements of its partners. Since September 27, 2013, it has been operating the maritime training vessel Almak, mainly for the benefit of DCI-NAVFCO. It has also provided ship- and crew-management services for shipyards. Today, she conducts safety audits on board cargo ships and trains their crews.


Listening to our customers in order to meet their needs is at the heart of our priorities. To carry out our missions, we rely on experienced employees, who bring a dual expertise  Merchant Navy and National Navy.


The Almak is a multi-purpose vessel capable of performing most maritime missions from the North Sea to the Mediterranean.

A subsidiary of DCI Group.

navOcéan is the result of a collaboration between DCI Group (70%) and Piriou (30%). It is a combination of the know-how of two major entities in their respective areas.


Defense International Council

A benchmark operator of the French Ministry of the Armed Forces for the international transfer of French military know-how for the benefit of the armed forces of countries friendly to France, the DCI Group has been active, for more than 45 years, on the entire spectrum of defense and security. DCI Group can claim the “French Armed Training” label and  offers tailor-made consulting, training and technical assistance services.


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2019 revenue

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Piriou Group

Construction site for robust and economical vessels up to 120 m (deep-sea fishing, offshore, military, etc.), mastering the entire course of possession: design, construction, equipment and maintenance.


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2019 revenue

Of experience



High qualifications,
IMO certified.

NavOcéan meets the requirements of ISM certification, the regulations of which cover the construction and then the equipment of the vessel, certificates, safety inspections, staffing decisions, safety management on land and on board.

ISO 37001.

Transparency and trust are the cornerstones on which the credibility of any organization rests. NavOcéan is ISO 37001 certified, the International Standard which enables organizations to prevent, detect and deal with corruption problems.

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