British Royal Navy

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

November 20, 2019
Total Views: 20

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: 28

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: 20

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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: 57

Monday, August 12, 2019
HMS kent

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: 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

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

July 1, 2019
Total Views: 118

Monday, March 11, 2019
grande america conro fire

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: 109

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
HMS Defender escorts russian envoy
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: 18

Thursday, February 21, 2019

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
russian convoy Arctic ocean

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: 23

Thursday, July 19, 2018
zim containership
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

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

RMS St. Helena to Return as Anti-Piracy Armory in Gulf of Oman

By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG, April 17 (Reuters) – The RMS St. Helena, Britain’s last working postal ship, was for nearly three decades the main

April 17, 2018
Total Views: 32

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Royal naval support facility in Bahrain

New Royal Navy Base Opens In Bahrain

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The United Kingdom opened a permanent naval base in Bahrain on Thursday. The ceremony formally opening the UK Naval Support Facility

April 7, 2018
Total Views: 163

Monday, March 19, 2018
maersk line ship

Maersk and MSC Unveil Revamped 2M Asia-Europe Network

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – 2M alliance partners Maersk Line and MSC will launch a revamped Asia-Europe and Asia-Mediterranean network in May

March 19, 2018
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
hms ocean sold

U.K. Sells Royal Navy Flagship HMS Ocean to Brazil

By Tiago Ramos Alfaro (Bloomberg) — The U.K. has sold Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean to Brazil for about 84 million pounds ($117 million) as new aircraft

February 20, 2018
Total Views: 69

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
HMS Sutherland

British Warship to Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation in South China Sea – Media

SYDNEY, Feb 13 (Reuters) – A British warship will sail through the South China Sea next month to assert freedom-of-navigation rights, British Defence

February 13, 2018
Total Views: 17

Friday, January 19, 2018
maersk ship arrival southampton
Maritime News

Port of Southampton to Lose Call by Maersk/MSC Asia-Europe Service

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The 2M alliance of Maersk and MSC is to leave the UK port of Southampton. It has announced it will drop the

January 19, 2018
Total Views: 27

Monday, January 8, 2018
The Royal Navy's HMS Westminster escorts Russian Steregushchiy class ship Boiky (532) through the English Channel off Britain's coast

British Navy Frigate Escorts Russian Ships Through English Channel

LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) – A British frigate escorted Russian ships through the English Channel on Monday, Britain’s defense ministry said, adding

January 8, 2018
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Britain Escorts Russian Ship Near National Waters Amid Strained Relations

LONDON, Dec 26 (Reuters) – A British ship escorted a Russian vessel as it passed near UK territorial waters over Christmas, Britain’s defense

December 26, 2017
Total Views: 21