Revue Juridique de l'Environnement


The juridical status of a Floating Storage Regasification Unit: Vessel or Classified installation for the protection of the environment? Volume 49, issue 1, March 2024


Professeure de droit public

Nantes Université

DCS (UMR 6297)

The ship qualification applied to the FRSU in Le Havre Port is neither obvious, because the definition of the ship is functional, nor a rigorous application of the methods of legal logic. It is explained by the will of the State to avoid the application of the ICPE regime to this machine, whereas the qualification of ICPE seemed the most adapted.