Naval

  • Royal Navy’s NavyX’s Damen ship named at Portsmouth

    Royal Navy’s NavyX’s Damen ship named at Portsmouth

    31st July 2022

    In a ceremony held at Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth on 29 July, the UK’s Royal Navy ‘NavyX’ innovation team took delivery of a modified Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 4008. Named XV Patrick Blackett after a distinguished naval…

  • Ships Monthly August issue out now

    Ships Monthly August issue out now

    29th July 2022

    SHIPS MONTHLY August 2022 The August issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and features, including outstanding articles and features.   LATEST NEWS Waterfront – Greek ships registered in the Isle of…

  • Two new tugs delivered to Indian Navy

    Two new tugs delivered to Indian Navy

    15th July 2022

    The Indian Navy recently took delivery of two new ship assist tugs from local state-owned enterprise Hindustan Shipyard (HSL). Sister vessels INS Balraj and INS Balbir are the final two in a batch of four tugs that were ordered by…

  • Ships Monthly bumper July 2022 issue out now

    Ships Monthly bumper July 2022 issue out now

    18th June 2022

    SHIPS MONTHLY July 2022 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is packed with all the usual news and features, including outstanding articles and features. The July issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and is not…

  • USS Kitty Hawk decommisioned and ready for recycling

    USS Kitty Hawk decommisioned and ready for recycling

    1st June 2022

    The decommissioned US Navy aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk docked at the Port of Brownsville, Texas on 31 May 2022 after a 16,000-mile trip from Bremerton, Washington, around the tip of South America, prior to her recycling. International Shipbreaking Ltd.,…

  • HMS Shoreham calls at Shoreham for the final time

    HMS Shoreham calls at Shoreham for the final time

    16th May 2022

    The Royal Navy ship HMS Shoreham made a final farewell visit to the Sussex town after which she was named. HMS Shoreham was escorted into the Sussex port on 13 May by the Shoreham Harbour lifeboat Enid Collett, the pilot…

  • HMS Ocelot reaches 60 years of age

    HMS Ocelot reaches 60 years of age

    13th May 2022

    OCELOT at 60 by Patrick Boniface HMS Ocelot is a survivor. Unlike most of her sisterships of the Oberon class diesel electric submarines, she has been preserved for future generations and it is hoped that following restoration work she will…

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