Naval

  • Mid-life refit of the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle completed

    Mid-life refit of the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle completed

    20th November 2018

    The sole prime contractor for the entire mid-life refit of the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier, Naval Group, returned the vessel to the French Navy in November 2018 following an extensive mid-life refit. Designed and built by Naval Group and…

  • China moves administration of its Coast Guard

    China moves administration of its Coast Guard

    5th October 2018

    China has decided to put its Coast Guard under the People’s Armed Police Force, moving it closer to the formal status of a military force. The Coast Guard has been a division of the country’s Oceanic Administration since 2013, which…

  • Ships Monthly October 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly October 2018 issue out now

    14th September 2018

    SHIPS MONTHLY OCT 2018 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now, so get your copy from your local newsagent or direct from Kelsey Media. As always, there’s something for everyone in another packed issue. ——————- NEWS – Busy…

  • Japanese warships visit Finland for Finnish Forces Centenary

    Japanese warships visit Finland for Finnish Forces Centenary

    3rd September 2018

    JDS Kashima and Makinami berthed at Port of Helsinki’s South Harbour 3-6 August as a courtesy visit as part of the celebrations of Finland’s independence centenary last year and the country’s armed forces in 2018 plus Finland-Japan diplomatic relations next…

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly

    10th August 2018

    Ships Monthly Sept 2018 Ship of the Month: Stephen Payne profiles Reina del Mar, Union-Castle Line’s solitary cruise ship, with an in-depth feature and high quality photos. In the news . . . The latest ULCV makes her debut at…

  • Mexican Navy and Damen cooperating on advanced naval ship

    Mexican Navy and Damen cooperating on advanced naval ship

    4th July 2018

    Damen Shipyards Group and the Mexican Navy, via the Directorate General of Shipbuilding, are currently working together to build the Long Range Ocean Patrol (POLA (from its initials in Spanish)), the most technologically advanced vessel in Latin America. With this,…

  • Ships Monthly summer issue out now

    Ships Monthly summer issue out now

    25th June 2018

    Ships Monthly summer 2018 issue is packed with news, views, features, ships and outstanding photos. Here are the main articles: NEWS New name for P&O Cruises ship announced, Knud E. Hansen designs ro-ros for Grimaldi, and busy days at Southampton…

  • Ships Monthly July 2018 issue now out

    Ships Monthly July 2018 issue now out

    16th May 2018

    Ships Monthly July 2018 is out now. You can find in-depth news stories about the following: New transatlantic service by ACL, Jumbo Shipping’s new crane vessel, and end of the road cruise ferry Island Escape. Cal Mac plans for a…

  • Ships Monthly June 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly June 2018 issue out now

    19th April 2018

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. The June 2018 issue includes the following. The Waterfront news pages cover: Delivery of the new giant cruise ship Symphony of the Seas Maid of the Loch’s anniversary The sad demolition of…