- The port center
- Maritime activities
After a period where defence activities represented a significant presence (10,000 workers in the 1980s, half of which were military personnel), the closure of the submarine base in 1995 meant that Lorient entered a period of reconversion and renovation. The area and the local Defence contingent took stock of the new situation.
After this period of reorganisation, in 2014, the Brest-Lorient Defence Base took on a reaffirmed role in the French Navy. The Pays de Lorient area was home to approximately 3,500 workers in the Defence field.
Et le CROSS Etel et Sémaphores (70 personnes)
The Marine Corps training centre hosts 220 students per month on the site on the left bank of the River Scorff.