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  • 29 July 2019

    Royal Navy ships will be deployed to the region until a “diplomatic resolution” is found.

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Royal Navy would work alongside the U.S. navy to assure safety of ships in the area.

  • 6 January 2020

    British-flagged commercial vessels will again be accompanied by Royal Navy ships in the Strait of Hormuz.

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    HMSML Gleaner, the Royal Navy’s smallest ship and with a crew of just eight sailors, has decommissioned at Devonport Naval Base after 35 years of service. The vessel began her career as the Royal Navy’s Inshore Survey Vessel in 1983. Since then she has operated in the majority of ports around the UK ensuring that […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Royal Navy divers took the opportunity to dive with their counterparts in the Norwegian Navy in Plymouth Sound. The dive team from Southern Diving Unit 1, based in HM Naval Base, Devonport, Plymouth, joined colleagues from HnoMS Fridtjof Nansen, an advanced Royal Norwegian Navy frigate. Lieutenant Commander Peter Davis, the Officer-in-Charge of the Royal Navy […]

  • 20 November 2017

    UK’s Royal Navy has destroyed a World War II bomb found sitting on the sea bottom near a North Sea gas pipeline. In a statement on Friday, the navy said that a Royal Navy minehunter has destroyed a 500lb wartime bomb which was dredged up and then dropped “next to a major North Sea gas pipeline.” […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Survey ship HMS Echo became the first Royal Navy ship to visit the Middle East’s newest port. The vessel tested the facilities in the Omani port of Duqm to confirm that they could meet the needs of Royal Navy ships in the region. HMS Echo’s forecastle party prepare to bring their ship safely alongside at […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Royal Navy has added unmanned mine hunters and survey technology which will be used on live operations from March. Sailors trained in this of type mission will be stationed at HMNB Clyde, where the remotely operated kit, including submersibles and boats designed to hunt down mines but also analyse the oceans and sea floor, will […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Serco, the international services company, and Briggs Marine, the experts in coastal, near shore, offshore and subsea operations, have teamed to bid for the Royal Navy’s Marine Services 2022 contract. Serco and Briggs Marine have a long-standing relationship, having worked together since 2007 to support the Royal Navy on significant areas of the current Provision […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Research & Development

    The Royal Navy, in collaboration with the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), is looking for new technologies from industry to improve the ability of unmanned and autonomous systems to operate underwater. The call was made through the Maritime Enterprise Innovation Scotland Conference (MEISC) held at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. Two specific challenges were set: […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    SEA, a Cohort company, has been awarded an initial contract by BAE Systems to provide its innovative External Communications System (ECS) for the whole of the Royal Navy’s submarine fleet. The value of this new contract is approximately $37 million (£23 million), covering long lead procurement out to late 2016 and design activities out to […]

  • 30 October 2013

    A new warship has been handed over to the Royal Navy of Oman amid colourful celebrations on HM Naval Base Portsmouth this morning. AL RAHMANI is the second of three 99 metre corvettes designed, built and delivered for the Royal Navy of Oman as part of Project Khareef. Her Interim Acceptance, in which the ship’s […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new warship has been handed over to the Royal Navy of Oman amid colourful celebrations on HM Naval Base Portsmouth this morning. AL RAHMANI is the second of three 99 metre corvettes designed, built and delivered for the Royal Navy of Oman as part of Project Khareef. Her Interim Acceptance, in which the ship’s […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) has signed a contract to integrate its flagship software, ECPINS-W Sub, into the UK Royal Navy’s T45 Destroyer Integrated Bridge System (IBS). Under the terms of this contract, OSI will provide software engineering activity to fully integrate ECPINS into the existing IBS system architecture. OSI supplies the Royal Navy with its […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of the dredging vessels involved in the Portsmouth harbor dredging project found an unexploded Second World War device earlier this morning, Royal Navy just announced. The bomb was found by Boskalis, which has been contracted by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to carry out the £31 million dredging program. The harbor is currently being […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Stena Line ferry had a close quarters encounter with a Royal Navy submarine, according to UK MAIB.

  • 22 March 2013

    HMS Duncan, the sixth and final of the UK’s sophisticated, new class of Type 45 Destroyers, has been formally handed over to the Royal Navy by shipbuilder BAE Systems, the MOD announced today. The 7,500 tonne vessel, armed with the world-leading Sea Viper missile defence system, sailed to her new home in Portsmouth where she […]

  • 22 May 2014

    Britain’s biggest warship is now Britain’s tallest warship as HMS Queen Elizabeth reaches her maximum height with the addition of her final mast. From the tip of the newly-installed pole mast to the keel, the gigantic carrier now stands 73 metres (239ft) tall, eclipsing Tower Bridge or Nelson’s Column. With a draught of just shy of ten […]

  • 28 September 2007

    It’s official. A crewing crises is hitting the superyacht industry. With full order books and mega yachts being launched on an almost daily basis experts estimate that the crew shortage for this year alone will amount to over 3,000 persons. A new training academy with Royal Navy connections has been launched at the Monaco Boat […]

  • 12 October 2011

      Sailors have been freed from a hijacked ship in the Indian Ocean thanks to a Royal Navy boarding team. Distress signals from the Montecristo bulk carrier were picked up by support ship RFA Fort Victoria. The floating warehouse – which can provide Royal Navy warship with food, spare parts, ammunition and other supplies – […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    BAE Systems has been awarded a £348 million contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to construct three new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) for the UK Royal Navy. The new 90 metre vessels will be built at BAE Systems’ facilities in Glasgow and will provide additional capability for the Royal Navy. The ships will be […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, during a visit to BAE Systems’ shipyards on the Clyde in Scotland, UK Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology Philip Dunne announced that UK MOD has committed £20 million to buy parts for the Royal Navy’s 3 new offshore patrol vessels (OPVs). The contract will enable BAE Systems to begin work on parts such […]