||Ifremer launched the publication “French Marine-Related Economic Data” ten years ago. Since the first issue, we have tried to reconcile two objectives: to maintain the overall design of the report and its structure, for legibility purposes, and to progress in terms of quality and completeness of data. We wanted the 2007 issue to meet this dual requirement. Whilst conserving the same subdivision between the industrial sector and public sector, we have concentrated on the strategic sectors of the French maritime economy and on key indicators such as value added, employment and exports, and pursued our efforts to improve our methodology. This effort concerns three essential aspects.