|Nossi-Be, cargo mixte de la Nouvelle compagnie havraise péninsulaire.|
The company originated in 1865 as Armement Eugene Grosos, Havre and in 1882 Compagnie Havraise Peninsulaire de Navigation a Vapeur was founded. Cargo and passenger services were operated to Spain, Portugal, Algeria and Mediterranean ports. By 1882 services had extended to Red Sea, Madagascar, Persian Gulf and Far East ports.
In 1920 the company was reformed as Nouvelle Compagnie Havraise Peninsulaire. The company was purchased by Delmas-Vieljeux in 1986.