British Royal Navy

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
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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
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Monday, March 19, 2018
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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
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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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
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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
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Friday, January 19, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
HMS Queen Elizabeth

Britain’s New £3 Billion Warship Has Sprung a Leak

LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest ever warship, the new 3.1 billion pound ($4.2 billion) aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, has a

December 19, 2017
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Friday, November 3, 2017
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HMS Queen Elizabeth Back at Sea for Second Phase of Sea Trials

The Royal Navy’s future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed from her homeport of Portsmouth Naval Base for the first time this week, embarking on her

November 3, 2017
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Saturday, October 28, 2017
ROYAL NAVY submarine HMS Astute ready for operations

Royal Navy Sacks Coked-Up Submariners

(Reuters) – Britain’s navy has fired nine sailors serving on a nuclear-armed submarine after they tested positive for using cocaine, the country’s

October 28, 2017
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Wednesday, September 6, 2017
HMS Daring Royal Navy Destroyer

U.K. To Build Cut-Price Warships

By Thomas Seal (Bloomberg) Britain will go ahead with the construction of a new generation of cut-price, multipurpose warships as it seeks to spur naval

September 6, 2017
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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Britain To Build Five Navy Frigates To Boost Domestic Shipbuilding

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will buy five new frigates as part of a new shipbuilding strategy aimed at boosting the navy and exports following decades of

September 5, 2017
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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

PHOTOS: UK’s Biggest Warship HMS Queen Elizabeth Sails Into Portsmouth

By Peter Nicholls PORTSMOUTH, England, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Britain’s most advanced and biggest warship, the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen

August 16, 2017
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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Cyber Security at Sea – Microsoft XP on Carriers, Hacking Tridents & Spoofing GPS

When reporters were recently being given tours of the Royal Navy’s new “supercarrier,” HMS Queen Elizabeth, some were surprized to see a

June 29, 2017
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Monday, June 26, 2017

UK’s Biggest Warship HMS Queen Elizabeth Sets Sail for First Time

ROSYTH, Scotland, June 26 (Reuters) – Britain’s most advanced and biggest warship, 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, set out on

June 26, 2017
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Saturday, April 15, 2017
HMS Sutherland (F81)

Royal Navy Escorts Russian Warships Through Channel

  (TheGuardian) The HMS Sutherland will monitor Steregushchiy-class corvettes Soobrazitelny and Boiky as well as a Russian support tanker and ocean-going

April 15, 2017
Total Views: 49

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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Hyundai Merchant Marine Forms Intra-Asia Shipping Alliance

South Korean shipping company Hyundai Merchant Marine has signed an agreement with smaller Asia-only carriers Heung-A Shipping and Sinokor Merchant Marine to

January 3, 2017
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Thursday, December 15, 2016
Maritime News

Shippers Kick Back at 2M Alliance Plans to Put Cargo on HMM Ships

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – News that their cargo may be loaded onto Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) vessels has angered customers of the 2M Alliance.

December 15, 2016
Total Views: 15

Monday, December 12, 2016
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HMM, Maersk Line Statements on 2M ‘Strategic Cooperation’

South Korean shipper Hyundai Merchant Marine Co Ltd (HMM) said on Sunday it has agreed with the 2M shipping alliance (Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping

December 12, 2016
Total Views: 75