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  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    HMS Echo has joined HMS Tireless in standing down from the search for the signal from the black box of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. The move comes after the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that the search for the missing Malaysian aircraft is now moving into a new phase. Survey ship HMS Echo and […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Two of the Royal Navy’s survey ships have traded places as the 18-month scientific mission of HMS Echo draws to a close while HMS Enterprise’s begins. The sister ships spent five days in Catania in Sicily for an official handover of duties allowing HMS Enterprise to go east of Suez and continue Echo’s previous work. […]

  • 29 July 2011

    Sister ships HMS Iron Duke and HMS Richmond returned home to Portsmouth yesterday, where they were met by cheering crowds of families and friends, having spent more than six months at sea. HMS Iron Duke has spent almost seven months east of the Suez Canal, and finished her deployment supporting operations in Libya, where she […]

  • 4 October 2012

    The first sailors to join the Royal Navy’s brand new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth have arrived in Rosyth to become the key members in the team building the country’s most powerful warship. Eight personnel have become the first of many members of the ship’s company to join the ship and will now work alongside […]

  • 4 June 2007

    Devonport-based HMS Sutherland is set to return to her home port after completing an eight-month deployment in the Gulf. The Type-23 frigate has now handed over duties of protecting Iraqi oil platforms to HMS Richmond in Egypt.

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Royal Navy has assigned The Trafalgar Class submarine to help with the search for the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that went missing on 8 March. HMS Tireless arrived in the southern Indian Ocean on April 1st. With her advanced underwater search capability, HMS Tireless will be able to contribute to the attempts to locate the missing […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Scans of ships destroyed in the Battle of Jutland 99 years ago have been made for the first time using 21st Century technology, Royal Navy informed. The colourful three-dimensional images made by Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo show the twisted and battered wreck of HMS Invincible, one of 25 warships – 14 of them […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The Royal Navy submarine has concluded its contribution to the search for the signal from the black box of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. Working alongside the survey ship HMS Echo, Tireless played an important role in the hunt for the black box signal by using her specialist sonar capabilities. But, with the Australian command assessing […]

  • 24 January 2014

    Senior members of the US Navy and US Marine Corps visited HMS Queen Elizabeth in build at Rosyth. After meeting representatives of Navy Command Carrier Strike team, the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, and the ship’s company, they were given a brief on the UK’s future carrier capability and a tour of the ship. The US and […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced that the Franklin Expedition ship discovered in early September by the 2014 Victoria Strait Expedition is Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) Erebus. Sir John Franklin, who was in command of the Franklin Expedition, sailed on HMS Erebus. The confirmation was made by Parks Canada underwater archeologists, following a meticulous review […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    HMS Enterprise has surveyed the wreck of HMS Coventry, one of three Falklands wrecks, lying with its port side buried in the seabed. Enterprise has also scanned the separated remains of HMS Antelope, which lie at a 45-degree angle on the bottom of San Carlos Water, and its sister vessel HMS Ardent, which sank in nearby Grantham […]

  • 9 November 2012

    The prestigious prize has been awarded to the innovative ship, which was designed and mostly built in the Netherlands, during the annual Maritime Awards Gala in Rotterdam on 8 November 2012. HMS Holland was competing against ten other ships for the award, with the decision ultimately coming down to HMS Holland and two other vessels: […]

  • 28 April 2009

    The crew of HMS Albion has welcomed Her Royal Highness Princess Anne to Devonport Naval Base in Plymouth. The Princess Royal, who launched the amphibious landing ship in 2001, toured the vessel and met members of the ship’s company. HMS Albion has been carrying out various duties on deployment in Africa.

  • 17 October 2011

    Type 23 frigate HMS Richmond is to receive extensive upgrades and improvements during an upgrade and maintenance programme to be undertaken by Babcock at the company’s Devonport Royal Dockyard. The docking period will draw on experience from previous successful Type 23 refits and the close partnering relationship between Babcock and the MoD. An affordable, comprehensive […]

  • 26 June 2013

    Following the recent departure of HMS Penzance from Babcock’s Rosyth dockyard after a successful upkeep period, Babcock has now started work on Sandown class mine hunter HMS Pembroke, in dock at Rosyth for a similar six month Support Period (Docking) (SP(D)) under the Surface Ship Support Alliance (SSSA)’s Class Output Management (COM) Phase 2 arrangements. […]

  • 29 October 2014

    The U.K. Royal Navy warship HMS Argyl has seized cocaine with a wholesale value of GBP 10 million (USD 16.1m) from a yacht in the Caribbean. Just 24 hours after helping in the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo in Bermuda, the Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll’s Lynx helicopter spotted the yacht in the Atlantic. A search by the US […]

  • 1 October 2019

    Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer and LNG project operator Novatek signed a memorandum of understanding with HMS Group on strategic partnership and localizing the fabrication of critical equipment for LNG production. 

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

      The prestigious prize has been awarded to the innovative ship, which was designed and mostly built in the Netherlands, during the annual Maritime Awards Gala in Rotterdam on 8 November 2012. HMS Holland was competing against ten other ships for the award, with the decision ultimately coming down to HMS Holland and two other […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Plymouth-based HMS Echo has just completed a 19-month deployment in the Far East. David Daniel A&P Falmouth Commercial Director: “We are very familiar with HMS Echo, having carried out her previous refit five years ago and it’s great to have her back. We will carry out survey and maintenance works and upgrade of ship systems […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Divers on board Royal Navy minehunter HMS Blyth have held the first dive of their Mediterranean deployment since leaving their home port of Faslane, Scotland. The Sandown-class vessel has taken over from Portsmouth-based minehunter HMS Brocklesby as part of the Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group 2 (SNMCMG2). This is the UK’s maritime commitment to […]

  • 2 May 2014

    HMS Echo has joined HMS Tireless in standing down from the search for the signal from the black box of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. The move comes after the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that the search for the missing Malaysian aircraft is now moving into a new phase. Survey ship HMS Echo and […]

  • 16 September 2011

    Part of Britain’s biggest ever warship has left Tyneside and sailed up to Scotland where HMS Queen Elizabeth is being assembled like a giant jigsaw at Rosyth. A&P Group’s Tyne yard is the only North East shipyard involved in building the new aircraft carrier, which will measure 280 metres long by 70 metres wide and […]