British Royal Navy

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
hapag-lloyd ship
Maritime News

THE Alliance Container Grouping Unveils Service Lineup

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar). – THE Alliance – Hapag-Lloyd, K Line, MOL, NYK and Yang Ming – have announced their pro-forma east-west tradelane

November 8, 2016
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Saturday, October 29, 2016
Ships at anchor off Singapore.
Maritime News

Container Shipping: Will New Alliance Structures Help Stabilize The Market?

By Sam Whelan (TheLoadstar) After the supply chain havoc caused by Hanjin Shipping’s collapse, and with an alliance reshuffle on the horizon, should

October 29, 2016
Total Views: 16

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Federal Maritime Commission Throws Another Hurdle At The Containership Ocean Alliance

By Mike Wacket (TheLoadstar) It might not be easy for one of the new mega east-west vessel-sharing alliances to appease the regulators. The

August 25, 2016
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, August 16, 2016
HMS Richmond's Lynx

Can The U.S. Can Learn From The Death Of The Royal Navy?

By David Axe (Reuters) Britain used to boast the most powerful navy in the world. No more. That’s a serious problem for allies like the

August 16, 2016
Total Views: 117

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Maritime News

Royal Navy Nuclear Sub Damaged in Collision with Commercial Vessel

LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) – A British nuclear Astute-class submarine was involved in a “glancing collision” with a merchant vessel off the

July 21, 2016
Total Views: 152

Monday, June 27, 2016
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Maritime News

‘Bizarre Twist’ as HMM Tries to Woo 2M Alliance

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The debate on the reasoning behind the potential alliance grouping of the 2M’s Maersk Line and MSC and the financially

June 27, 2016
Total Views: 29

Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Maritime News

Hyundai Merchant Marine Surges On Talks to Join 2M Alliance

By Kyunghee Park (Bloomberg) — Hyundai Merchant Marine Co. gained the most in more than two decades in Seoul trading on optimism a restructuring plan for

June 23, 2016
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Ex-HMS Endurance Departs Portsmouth for the Breakers

The ex-HMS Endurance was towed out of Portsmouth Harbour one final time Wednesday headed for the breakers in Turkey.  The Endurance is

June 1, 2016
Total Views: 34

Friday, May 27, 2016
British Aircraft Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth
Maritime News

U.K.’s Largest Aircraft Carrier Fighting to Meet Budget

By Benjamin Katz (Bloomberg) — The joint venture that is building two aircraft carriers for the U.K.’s Royal Navy is fighting to meet a 6.2 billion

May 27, 2016
Total Views: 53

Thursday, May 12, 2016

New Container Shipping Alliance Players Revealed – WSJ Report

Some of the world’s largest (free agent) container shipping companies are set to unveil a new global shipping alliance to rival the existing 2M and

May 12, 2016
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Type 26 Global Combat Ship mock up

BAE Systems Lands Contract to Continue Type 26 Combat Ship Work for UK Government

LONDON, March 22 (Reuters) – British defence company BAE Systems has won a 472 million pound ($671 million) contract from the UK government to continue

March 22, 2016
Total Views: 11

Friday, March 18, 2016

Former HMS Bronington, Last of the Royal Navy’s Ton-Class, Sinks Next to Dock in England

A historic minesweeper formerly belonging to the Royal Navy has sunk while moored at Vittoria Dock in Birkenhead, England where it has been laid up for years.

March 18, 2016
Total Views: 1085

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

WATCH: Did You Know A Harrier Jet Once Made an Emergency Landing on a Cargo Ship?

With the choice of ditching his Sea Harrier ZA176 in the Atlantic or trying an improbable emergency landing on cargo ship nearly 70 miles away, Sub-Lt Ian

October 27, 2015
Total Views: 168

Monday, September 7, 2015

Royal Navy Could Have Unmanned, 3D-Printed Surface Ships by 2030

  By Benjamin Katz (Bloomberg) — Britain’s navy could be using a fleet of unmanned surface and underwater vessels and small 3D-printed ships

September 7, 2015
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Shipping TV Tour On Board a Seventy-Year-Old VIC Steamer – VIDEO

Shipping TV’s Chris Gosling takes a tour aboard the 1945-built steam-driven Victualling Inshore Craft, VIC96, has a chat with her skipper and

August 19, 2015
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Ship Photos of the Day – HMS Artful: Britain’s Most Powerful Attack Sub Put to Sea

The UK Royal Navy’s third Astute-class nuclear powered submarine HMS Artful departed the BAE Systems yard in Barrow-in-Furness this week for its maiden

August 18, 2015
Total Views: 93

Thursday, June 25, 2015
British Aircraft Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth

Britain’s Biggest-Ever Warship Fired Up for the First Time

The onboard Diesel Generators for Britain's new 65,000 tonne supercarrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, were fired up for the first, marking a significant stage in the

June 25, 2015
Total Views: 10

Thursday, June 4, 2015
HMS Queen Elizabeth next to the current largest ship in the fleet HMS illustrious.

SPOTD: HMS Queen Elizabeth next to the 2nd largest British warship

This aerial ship photo of the day shows the  HMS Queen Elizabeth next to the 2nd largest British warship the HMS Illustrious. At 280 m (920 ft) LOA and

June 4, 2015
Total Views: 487

Friday, February 20, 2015

BAE Wins $1.3 Billion Contract to Design Britain’s New ‘Type 26’ Warships

Britain agreed to an 859 million pound ($1.32 billion) contract with BAE Systems on Friday, giving the green light to the British defence company to continue

February 20, 2015
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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Fleet Diving Unit 3 imcmex

World’s Largest Naval Exercise Kicks Off in Persian Gulf

Being called the world’s largest naval exercise, this year’s International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX) has just kicked off in the Persian Gulf.

October 30, 2014
Total Views: 38