Sunday, July 25, 2021
Russian Sailors silhouette Sevastopol
Navy

Putin Authorizes Attacks On Royal Navy

by Andrey Ostroukh  (Reuters) The Russian navy can detect any enemy and launch an “unpreventable strike” if needed, President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday, weeks after a UK warship angered Moscow by...

3 hours ago
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Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Navy

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...

July 20, 2021
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Tuesday, June 29, 2021
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Shipping

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...

June 29, 2021
Total Views: 5990

Thursday, June 24, 2021
hms-defender-royal-navy-uscg
Defense

Did Russia Try To Bomb A Royal Navy Ship?

Moscow said it fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of the British destroyer HMS Defender. Are the claims true? By Guy Faulconbridge (Reuters) Russia accused Britain on...

June 24, 2021
Total Views: 9837

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Defense

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...

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 3465

Friday, May 28, 2021
HMS Dragon
Defense

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...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 6287

hms-queen-elizabeth-underway
Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth Joins NATO

by Bart Biesemans (Reuters) HMS Queen Elizabeth took part in her first NATO exercises in the Mediterranean this week, ahead of the eight-month voyage that will cross through the South...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 2915

Sunday, May 2, 2021
HMS-Queen-Elizabeth_Maiden_Voyage
Navy

Royal Navy Sends A Strong Warning To China

By Admiral James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) Throughout my U.S. Navy career, I loved to operate at sea with the British Royal Navy. U.K. warships were unfailingly well-handled, manned by crisp communicators, and — when...

May 2, 2021
Total Views: 111626

Friday, December 11, 2020
brexit
Defense

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...

December 11, 2020
Total Views: 2977

Thursday, November 19, 2020
HMS Queen Elizabeth
Defense

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...

November 19, 2020
Total Views: 5968

Monday, September 21, 2020
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Maritime News

2M Restores Transpacific Capacity

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The 2M is the latest container shipping alliance to return more capacity to the transpacific trades. 2M partners Maersk and MSC said today...

September 21, 2020
Total Views: 44

Sunday, January 5, 2020
Maritime News

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...

January 5, 2020
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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
ultra large containerships
Maritime News

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...

November 20, 2019
Total Views: 11

Thursday, November 7, 2019
Maritime News

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...

November 7, 2019
Total Views: 8

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Maritime News

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....

September 12, 2019
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Defense

Mounts Bay to the Rescue!

Editor’s Note: The Royal Navy has announced that RFA Mounts Bay has now completed its 10-day humanitarian mission to the hurricane-hit Bahamas after distributing all of her stores, which included 3,000...

September 11, 2019
Total Views: 37

Monday, August 12, 2019
HMS kent
Defense

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...

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 6

Monday, July 29, 2019
HMS Duncan
Maritime News

Second UK Warship Arrives in Gulf

(Bloomberg) –Efforts to secure safe passage through the Strait of Hormuz are ramping up as the U.K. said a second warship arrived in the area and South Korea may deploy...

July 29, 2019
Total Views: 1

Monday, July 1, 2019
hyundai containership
Maritime News

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...

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 86

Monday, March 11, 2019
grande america conro fire
Accidents

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...

March 11, 2019
Total Views: 71