Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Defense

UK Royal Navy Ship to Conduct Gulf of Guinea Security Patrols

Britain’s Royal Navy will be sending the patrol ship HMS Trent to the Gulf of Guinea for security patrols and to provide support to West African allies. The mission will...

October 12, 2021
Total Views: 1696

Monday, October 11, 2021
Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth Carrier
Navy

Britain Reaffirms Asia ‘Tilt’ As New Carrier Arrives In Singapore

By Chen Lin (Reuters) Britain’s new aircraft carrier the HMS Queen Elizabeth made a stop in Singapore on Monday, part of a move to reassert itself globally and boost its...

October 11, 2021
Total Views: 2728

Monday, September 27, 2021
Defense

China Condemns Britain for Taiwan Strait Warship Mission

BEIJING, Sept 27 (Reuters) – China strongly condemned Britain on Monday for sailing a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, saying it was behavior that “harbored evil intentions” and that...

September 27, 2021
Total Views: 2004

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Maritime Security

UK Says Multiple Ships Of Various Nationalities Are Breaching North Korea Sanctions

LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Britain said on Sunday it had collected evidence of multiple ships from various nationalities apparently breaching United Nations sanctions against North Korea which ban the...

September 26, 2021
Total Views: 2152

Saturday, September 18, 2021
Successor-class submarine
Navy

BAE Shipyard Wins UK Nuclear Submarine Contract

Britain awarded BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce Holdings 85 million pounds each to work on a new generation of nuclear submarines, a day after announcing a deal to supply such vessels to Australia.

September 18, 2021
Total Views: 1860

Monday, September 6, 2021
Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth Arrives In Japan

By Tim Kelly (Reuters) Britain showed off its HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to Japan’s defence chief on Monday at a naval base near Tokyo, marking the start of a...

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 2254

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...

July 25, 2021
Total Views: 12375

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
Total Views: 3650

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
hms protector in arctic
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: 6021

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: 9878

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: 3479

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: 6331

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: 2945

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: 111739

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: 2981

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: 5974

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: 46

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
Total Views: 21

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: 13