Our story


Decades of experience

Funded in 1921 by Alphonse Merré, the company has nearly a century of experience in shipbuilding industry.

A new construction site

In 1964, André-Pierre Merré implanted Merré on the current site of Nort sur Erdre, 25 km north from Nantes.

The shipyard produces a wide variety of vessels, including more than 100 trawlers from 1970 to 1990, numerous vessels and other work boa


In 1999, it took stakes in the Mecasoud shipyard in Saint Nazaire, which made it easier for the biggest vessels to build, taking advantage of the Port infrastructures and having direct access to the sea.

Merré today

Since 2012, Merré shipyard has joined the BMA group led by Moun Bourjij, President.

The new executive associated with the talented team of professional peolple now write a new page of the naval adventure of this company, a new page based on experience gained, respectful of the historical customers, open to new opportunities and resolutely turned to international markets.


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SociétÉ des Établissements Merré

Tel. : +33 (0)2 40 29 50 44

Fax : +33 (0)2 40 29 52 56

Email : contact@merre.fr

Address :
Route de Nantes
B.P. 57
Nort sur Erdre

Opening hours :
from Monday to Thursday :
07:30 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 16:00
on Friday :
07:30 to 12:00 and 13:00 to 15:30

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