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As a new company, we wish to assist shipowners to weather the downturn of the maritime and Oil & Gas industries with innovative, responsible and cost effective models.

Our long term ambition is to prove that shipping industry can be instrumental in making our planet great again.

David RAPIDEL - Co-Founder and CEO


David has a 20 year experience in managing projects for the Oil & Gas and Maritime businesses. Before founding O5 Marine, David was the Managing Director of GeofieLD, a shipmanagement joint-venture between CGG and LDA (Louis Dreyfus Armateurs) and had up to 10 seismic vessels under management. David has a Marine Engineering degree complemented by an INSEAD GMP (General Management Program) education

Stéphane CARADEC - Co-Founder and Operations Manager


Stéphane has a wide technical experience in the maritime industry. Over the last 15 years, Stéphane has held Project Manager, Superintendent, Chartering Manager and New Build Manager positions in Bureau Veritas, CMA-CGM or CGG. He was lately the Operations Manager in GeofieLD. Stéphane holds degrees in mechanical engineering, naval architecture and entrepreneurship.

O5 Marine was created in 2016.
We believe to be pragmatic, honest, responsible, client oriented, solution focused, open minded, economically efficient and very competent in our domains.
We have multicultural experiences and we adapt to clients’ ways and pace.
We are kin to explore new challenges and quick to understand how our scope of work will connect with the global perspectives of our world.
We have overall excellent feedbacks from our clients and take any suggestions or remarks as an opportunity to improve.
In a nutshell we are a partner very easy to work with and ready to assist our client both locally and worldwide.
Let’s meet!