An engineer and naval architect, François-Xavier began his career with Dragage-Ports, a French company operating dredgers for French ports. During his time at Dragage-Ports, he took delivery of two new dredgers built in Spain, and fully managed the modernization of a dredger using LNG as fuel: engine swap, type C tank, commissioning in June 2019. He was also involved in the technical maintenance of the dredger fleets and was also DPA/ISM (Designated Person Ashore).
After 8 years, he decided to join the Alwena Shipping adventure to offer his experience in project management and ship retrofitting to manufacturers, shipping companies and technical offices.
Graduate engineer, majoring in naval architecture and ship systems, ENSTA Brest, 2010