British Royal Navy


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

June 23, 2021
Total Views: 3503

Friday, May 28, 2021
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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

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 6347

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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

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 2990

Sunday, May 2, 2021
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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.

May 2, 2021
Total Views: 111847

Friday, December 11, 2020
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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

December 11, 2020
Total Views: 2991

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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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

November 19, 2020
Total Views: 5993

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

September 21, 2020
Total Views: 53

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

January 5, 2020
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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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

November 20, 2019
Total Views: 24

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

November 7, 2019
Total Views: 30

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

September 12, 2019
Total Views: 21

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

September 11, 2019
Total Views: 64

Monday, August 12, 2019
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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

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 12

Monday, July 29, 2019
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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

July 29, 2019
Total Views: 1

Monday, July 1, 2019
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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

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 123

Monday, March 11, 2019
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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

March 11, 2019
Total Views: 170

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
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Maritime News

British Warship Shadows Russian Naval Task Force in English Channel

LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) – A British destroyer is shadowing a Russian naval task group as it passes the English coast, the Ministry of Defence (MoD)

March 6, 2019
Total Views: 20

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Defense

Royal Navy Warship Upsets China

by Andy MacAskill (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday admitted that talk by its defense minister of deploying a warship in the Pacific had complicated the

February 21, 2019
Total Views: 55

Sunday, September 30, 2018
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Defense

U.K. to Step Up Arctic Patrols to Counter Russian Polar Threat

By Kitty Donaldson (Bloomberg) — The U.K. will send Royal Marines to Norway’s Arctic training program because of the growing threat of Russian

September 30, 2018
Total Views: 28

Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Maritime News

Maersk Line, MSC and ZIM Enter Strategic Cooperation on the Asia – U.S. East Coast Trade

Israeli container shipping company ZIM has reached a deal with 2M alliance members Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Company on a new strategic

July 19, 2018
Total Views: 13