Long reserved for fishing boats or passenger ships, the Lorient ship repair area now accommodates a large number of pleasure boats: luxury yachts, offshore racing boats, keelboats or multihulls.
About fifty companies are located around the Lorient ship repair area representing all sectors of activity: electricity, fittings, electronics, hydraulics, forges, carpentry, marine joinery, mechanics, applicator, cold-air conditioning and marine supplies. various.
These specialiSed and competitive industrial companies, grouped together in inter-professions, form an extremely efficient economic fabric. The ship repair sector today employs nearly a thousand people in Lorient.