"Sailing for you since 1941"
Foundation in the town of Nyon of André & Fils, the historical parent company of Suisse-Atlantique
On 10.07.1941, Mr. Georges Alfred André, CEO and President of André&Cie founded Suisse-Atlantique.
M/v St-Cergue is the first vessel managed by the Company. She bears the name of the village where the family André is originated from.
s/s GENERAL GUISAN (I) is the first vessel built (in England) by Suisse-Atlantique, named after the famous Swiss general in charge during the Second World War who personally attended the naming ceremony
m/v ROMANDIE (I) is the first heavy-fuel engine vessel built (still in England) by Suisse-Atlantique
1956 – 1962
Our Yugoslavian period during which 10 vessels were built in Rijeka and Split
m/v NYON (I) ran aground in Scotland; the wreck was cut, towed and rebuilt
Our first order for bulk carriers, amongst the most modern and largest ungeared vessels of this time
1960 – 1962
Our liner service “Suisse-Atlantique Line” in North Atlantic, with partner owner Suisse-Outremer
m/v CELERINA (I) rescued a splash-down Super-constellation with 48 survivors (24.09.1962)
Our first order for two Panamax vessels, the biggest class of bulk carriers at this time
Our first vessel built in Japan
m/v LUCENDRO (II) is our first external vessel under full management
Mr. Eric André who joined Suisse-Atlantique in 1966 is nominated CEO and President of the Company.
Our first vessel built in Korea
2002 – 2015
Our adventure with six containers vessels
Our first post-Panamax bulk carriers are built in Vietnam
80th vessel managed by Suisse-Atlantique : m/v ST-CERGUE (VII)
Mr. Eric André retires after 50 years of services with Suisse-Atlantique and 36 years as presidency.
1st of July our new CEO and President, Mr. Jean-Noel André, takes the Command