For Sale:Marine Engineering Business

26th February 2018

Marine Engineering Business

€300,000 (Guide Price) France
Business Type: Marine Engineering


Sarl DMS Marine

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€300,000 (Guide Price)


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Business Overview

For sale due to the intended retirement of the owners after 40+ years in the marine industry, a rare opportunity to purchase a successful and well-known French registered marine engineering company based in the South of France. Located in an expanding marina facility, situated at the mouth of the River Rhone and the Med, the business was first established in the UK some 20 years prior to moving to its current base in France in 1998.

The business carries out mechanical engineering services on all makes of engines including rebuilds, shaft and prop work, new engine supply and installations. Other services include electrical work on bow thrusters, air conditioning units and general refurbishment work to vessels including fitting new windows, tanks, rigging and GRP repairs for insurance work etc.

All services are carried out from a fully equipped workshop premises with separate office which is held on a renewable 9 year lease. The business is operated by the owners together with 3 full-time engineers.

The sale price of €300,000 includes all fixtures, fittings, equipment (including a work boat), and newly updated website; a full inventory is available on request. Stock value i.e. usable materials and parts etc is circa €30,000.00 in addition. Also now offering half shares in the company for €150,000, with existing partner happy to work with a new buyer.

The business benefits from a large and loyal client base, English is the preferred language with circa 80% of clients being on route and originating from outside of France. A full handover period will be provided to ensure a successful transition of ownership.

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Seller Contact Information

This opportunity is offered exclusively for sale by the business owners on a direct basis, First Peninsula Marine is acting on an advertiser only basis. Please contact the owners for further details:


Mr & Mrs Berry


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0033 619 790058

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