Sunday, July 25, 2021
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Royal Navy To Permanently Deploy Two Warships To Asia
by Tim Kelly (Reuters) Britain said on Tuesday it would permanently deploy two warships in Asian waters after its HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier and escort ships sail to Japan...
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
HMS Protector Sails Further North Than Any Other Royal Navy Ship in History
The Royal Navy’s HMS Protector has set a record for sailing closer to the North Pole than any other British surface ship in history. The Plymouth-based survey ship is on...
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Russia Says It Fired Warning Shots at British Destroyer Off Crimea
By Maria Kiselyova and Andrew MacAskill MOSCOW/LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it had fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of a British warship...
Friday, May 28, 2021
Royal Navy Disputes Russia Claim it Booted a British Warship from Waters Near Annexed Crimea
MOSCOW, May 28 (Reuters) – A senior Russian security official said on Thursday that Russia’s navy and air force had expelled a British warship from what he described as Russian territorial waters...
Sunday, May 2, 2021
Friday, December 11, 2020
Royal Navy to Help Protect UK Fishing Waters in Case of No-Deal Brexit -Guardian
Dec 11 (Reuters) – Four Royal Navy patrol ships will be ready from Jan. 1 to help Britain protect its fishing waters in case of a no-deal Brexit, The Guardian newspaper reported...
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Boris Johnson Outlines Plans to Make Britain’s Royal Navy the Most Powerful in Europe
LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged to restore Britain’s navy to its position as Europe’s most powerful maritime force on Thursday, highlighting that shipbuilding could also help heal...
Monday, September 21, 2020
Sunday, January 5, 2020
Britain’s Royal Navy to Escort UK-Flagged Ships Through Strait of Hormuz
LONDON, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Britain’s navy will accompany UK-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to provide protection after the U.S. killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani inflamed...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
MSC Noses Toward Top Liner Ranking After Poaching Star Maersk Exec
By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Maersk’s cuts in capital expenditure, including its decision not to order new vessels in the next two years, will clear the way for MSC...
Thursday, November 7, 2019
UK Lowers Security Level for its Ships in Strait of Hormuz
LONDON, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Britain lowered its security risk level for UK-flagged ships traveling through the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, more than a month after one of its...
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Babcock Wins Frigate Deal as UK Bids to Restore Shipbuilding Industry
By Alistair Smout LONDON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Babcock International won a contract to design new Type 31 frigates on Thursday as Britain seeks to revive its once-mighty shipbuilding industry....
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Monday, August 12, 2019
British Frigates Heads for Tanker Escort Mission in Persian Gulf
LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – British warship HMS Kent set sail for the Gulf on Monday to join a U.S.-led mission protecting commercial shipping vessels in the region amid heightened...
Monday, July 29, 2019
Monday, July 1, 2019
Hyundai Merchant Marine to Join THE Alliance After 2M Expiration
By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – South Korean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) is to join THE Alliance when its slot charter agreement with the 2M expires next April. HMM...
Monday, March 11, 2019
Italian ConRo Abandoned in Bay of Biscay Due to Fire
Update: The Grande America has sunk in the Bay of Biscay. The crew of the HMS Argyll rescued 27 crew members of the roll-on/roll-off containership Grande America who were forced...
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