British Royal Navy

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
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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
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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: 227

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Maritime News

Ebola Fight: Royal Navy Medical Ship Deployed to West Africa

The UK Ministry of Defence is ramping up its efforts in the fight against Ebola with the deployment of troops, equipment and a medical ship to West Africa as

October 14, 2014
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Thursday, October 9, 2014

U.S. Federal Maritime Commission’s Statement on ‘2M Alliance’ Approval

The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) on Thursday said it has concluded its review of the so-called "2M Alliance", a proposed vessel sharing agreement

October 9, 2014
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2M Alliance Clears Regulatory Hurdles, Plans January 2015 Start

Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Thursday its shipping alliance with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co would begin operations in January next year after

October 9, 2014
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Friday, September 19, 2014
Soren Skou
Maritime News

Maersk Line CEO Pays a Visit to China’s Anti-Trust Authorities

Maersk Line's chief executive has paid visits to Chinese authorities about its planned vessel sharing alliance with MSC - including to the Ministry of Commerce

September 19, 2014
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

HMS Prince of Wales Assembly Begins at Rosyth

Construction of HMS Prince of Wales, the second of two new aircraft carriers for the UK Royal Navy, has moved forward at BAE Systems’ shipyard in Rosyth,

September 10, 2014
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Friday, September 5, 2014
Maritime News

Second Queen Elizabeth-Class Aircraft Carrier Will Enter Into Service -Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday that an aircraft carrier currently being built - the second of two new such warships - would be brought

September 5, 2014
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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
matz maersk

Maersk Line Plans ‘2M’ Alliance With MSC

Maersk Line plans to launch its new vessel sharing service with MSC Mediterranean as early as January next year, and expects to notify customers of the network

August 20, 2014
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Friday, July 18, 2014

Britain’s Biggest and Most Powerful Aircraft Carrier Floated – Photos and Video

Britain’s biggest ever warship HMS Queen Elizabeth took to the water for the first time this week as she was floated out of dry

July 18, 2014
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Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Prince of Wales Aircraft Carrier

British Navy Secretly Building 2000 Foot-Long Aircraft Carrier

The following images leaked by the Royal Navy on their Facebook page show the bow section of the Prince of Wales aircraft carrier currently under construction.

May 21, 2014
Total Views: 149

Friday, March 14, 2014

British Warship Accidentally Fires Dummy Torpedo Into Nuclear Naval Base

A British warship accidentally launched an inert torpedo during a training exercise on Wednesday, sending a dummy weapon crashing into a wharf at a naval base

March 14, 2014
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