Naval

  • Latest issue of Ships Monthly out now

    Latest issue of Ships Monthly out now

    20th March 2018

    Ships Monthly May 2018 News includes a look at the vessel of the year, Maersk Master; where to see tall ships in 2018; and jack-up vessel Seafox 5 ready for services. It’ been a good year for Seatruck, the fast…

  • Ships Monthly April 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly April 2018 issue out now

    15th February 2018

    The latest packed issue of Ships Monthly is now available, containing news and features In the news this month: WATERFRONT News of largest ship to call at Sharpness, the historic vessel Spica to be broken up, photos of the worst…

  • Fourth Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel delivered to  Lagos

    Fourth Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel delivered to Lagos

    24th January 2018

    Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd (Homeland) of Lagos, Nigeria, has taken delivery of another Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel for operations in the offshore oil fields in the Gulf of Guinea. This takes the total delivered vessels/Guardians since the first arrived…

  • Ships Monthly March 2018 issue out now

    Ships Monthly March 2018 issue out now

    18th January 2018

    The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out on Thursday 18 January 2018. It includes: Waterfront: Duke of Lancaster gets a makeover, Balmoral will not be sailing in 2018, Woolwich ferry stopped, and new design for US training ships. Ferry:…

  • INS Kalvari, first Indian made Scorpene class submarine, commissioned

    INS Kalvari, first Indian made Scorpene class submarine, commissioned

    22nd December 2017

    On 14 December 2017, in the presence of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, along with Defence Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Chief Minister of Maharasthra Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Lanba, CMD MDL Commodore Rakesh Anand (IN Retd)…

  • Joint proposal to Canada based on FREMM frigate design

    Joint proposal to Canada based on FREMM frigate design

    18th December 2017

    The Government of Canada has declared its intention to acquire an existing and proven NATO warship design that could be readily modified to best meet the Royal Canadian Navy requirements. French and Italian world-class shipbuilders Naval Group and Fincantieri, with…

  • RFA Wave Knight completes hijack simulation exercise

    RFA Wave Knight completes hijack simulation exercise

    1st December 2017

    The Royal Fleet Auxillary Tanker Wave Knight took part in a security exercise off the Kent coast in November involving various police forces from the South East along with the SAS and SBS taking part. The scenario was that the…

  • Royal Navy frigates moved round

    Royal Navy frigates moved round

    28th November 2017

    Changes to the base-porting of the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates will see some new additions to the flotillas of Portsmouth and Devonport. The Defence Secretary announced a series of moves, which will see the Royal Navy’s eight Type 23…

  • Pirate attacks still a major concern   

    Pirate attacks still a major concern  

    28th October 2017

    Global piracy continues to be a concern in the Gulf of Guinea, Southeast Asia and Venezuela, according to statistics released yesterday by the International Chamber of Commerce’s International Maritime Bureau. In the first nine months of 2017, 121 incidents of…

  • Cammell Laird and BAE Systems in bid to build Type 31e Frigates

    Cammell Laird and BAE Systems in bid to build Type 31e Frigates

    23rd October 2017

    On 18 October 2017 Merseyside-based shipyard and engineering services company Cammell Laird announced a new partnership with BAE Systems to position the companies to build five Type 31e Frigates. The Teaming Agreement has been formed in response to the UK…