Yves Marre

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Yves Marre, August 2013

Yves Marre is a French entrepreneur, inventor and adventurer, co-founder of Friendship (NGO)[1] in Bangladesh, co-founder of NGO Watever [2] in France and creator of TaraTari Shipyard in Bangladesh.

Studies[edit]

Received a scholarship from the French Air Force at 17 years old. Received the degree of private airplane pilot at the age of 18.

Career[edit]

Lifebuoy Friendship Hospital

1973 to 1996, career at Air France as cabin crew. In parallel, he participates in various projects as a pilot and sailor:

  • For “Aviation without Borders” NGO: carries out humanitarian missions as co-pilot and logistician in Central Africa and instructor of seaplane in the Colombian Amazon rainforest for a French doctor.
  • Flight instructor, micro light pilot, designer and trial pilot of “Propulsar”[3] (motorized paraglider from his invention, with which he flew across the English Channel as a “premiere” from France to England in 1988).
  • He sails across the Atlantic Ocean on its river barge, also as a “premiere”, from Paris to Miami in 1990.
  • In 1992, assists Gerard Feldzer in his tests of the pedal helium balloon with which Nicolas Hulot and Gerard Feldzer,[4][5] then Director of the Museum of Air and Space of France, attempted a flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
The "B613"

1993: Initiates the project: "A Hospital Barge for Bangladesh" and creates the first Friendship (NGO), in France. The French government allots Friendship a river barge of 38.5 m through the Companies Fluviale de Transport.

1994: Sails this river barge[6] from France to Bangladesh, also as a “premiere”.

1997: Founds with his wife,[7] Runa Khan Marre, Contic Cruises, a river tourism company. Launches the largest traditional sailing ship in Bangladesh: the “B613”.

Yves Marre, head of Mission for the archeological Department under the Ministry of Culture of Bangladesh

1998: Founds with his wife, Runa Khan Marre, Friendship Bangladesh.[8]

2004: Creates TaraTari Shipyard Ltd.[9]

2008: Curator of "Les Voiles anciennes du Bangladesh – Ancient Sails of Bangladesh"[10] an exhibition from Friendship Bangladesh, at the National Maritime Museum of Paris and Brest, and then in 2010 at Port Museum of Douarnenez.[11]

2010: Co-founder of French NGO Watever,[12] with Marc Van Peteghem,[13] creator of the naval architecture agency VPLP, Alain Connan and Gérald Similowski.[14]

2013: Head of Mission for the archeological Department under the Ministry of Culture of Bangladesh for the excavation of an ancient shipwreck[15] on the beach of Kuakata (southern Bangladesh).

2014: Co-founder of the Maritime Security & Rescue Society, the maritime rescue association of Bangladesh, along with Admiral Taher, Admiral KS Hussain and other Directors.

Books[edit]

  • « Sur le Coffre de l’homme mort », co-author, Elocoquent edition[16]
  • « La Paix niche sur l‘Atlantique », Revue Fluvial[17]
  • « Navigateur Solidaire », coming soon in 2014

Documentaries[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • 2008: Won the first award of French Senate for Representation of France[20]
  • 2012: Won an award for his actions for France Reputation[21]
  • 2013: Is bestowed the Bangladeshi passport & citizenship (at the initiative of the Prime Minister)

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.friendship-bd.org/page/our-story
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 22, 2014. Retrieved May 7, 2014. 
  3. ^ http://startair.chez.com/premierparamoteur.htm
  4. ^ http://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2008/09/28/478181-francais-stephane-rousson-echoue-franchir-manche-ballon-pedales.html
  5. ^ http://www.lepetitjournal.com/expat/24056-portrait--yves-marre-le-goes-autres-et-de-lexploit-
  6. ^ http://www.lepoint.fr/monde/au-bangladesh-le-reve-de-jeunes-ingenieurs-francais-27-12-2012-1606399_24.php
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 22, 2014. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  8. ^ http://www.friendship-bd.org/page/our-story
  9. ^ http://taratari.org/about-us/our-history
  10. ^ http://www.helicesnews.fr/News/Culturelle/16965-Musee-National-de-la-Marine-Exposition-Voiles-anciennes-du-Bangladesh-du-12-decembre-2007-au-3-mars-2008
  11. ^ http://www.port-musee.org/expositions/voiles-anciennes-du-bangladesh/au-fil-de-lexposition.html
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 22, 2014. Retrieved May 7, 2014. 
  13. ^ http://www.vplp.fr/en/informations-en/us-en.html
  14. ^ http://www.kairos-jourdain.com/fr/actualites/37/bilou-de-retour-du-bangladesh.html
  15. ^ http://archive.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=244318
  16. ^ http://www.elocoquent.com/auteurs/
  17. ^ http://www.fluvialnet.com/article-fluvial/la-paix-niche-sur-latlantique---1--/241
  18. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 21, 2013. Retrieved February 11, 2014. 
  19. ^ http://www.yannarthusbertrand.org/fr/films-tv/vu-du-ciel/episode-12-les-heros-de-la-nature-le-bangladesh
  20. ^ http://www.senat.fr/presse/cp20080121.html
  21. ^ http://www.ufe.org/fr/news/40-news/1354-prix-du-rayonnement-francais-2012.html

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