Naval

  • February 2021 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    February 2021 issue of Ships Monthly out now

    26th January 2021

    The February 2021 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and contains the usual mix of news, reviews and features, with a special focus on Southampton and how you can get up close and personal with ships from a variety of…

  • Ships Monthly January 2021 issue out now

    Ships Monthly January 2021 issue out now

    23rd December 2020

    The January 2021 issue of Ships Monthly is out now, and contains the usual mix of news, reviews and features, with a focus this month of famous liners and cruise ships, with a 12-page cruise focus. Subscribe to the magazine…

  • Ships Monthly December 2020 issue

    Ships Monthly December 2020 issue

    3rd December 2020

    SHIPS MONTHLY December 2020 issue The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now and is available from the Kelsey Shop website. The main article looks at what became of classic ferries operated by Sealink and Townsend Thoresen, such as…

  • Pakistan Navy vessel PNS Tabuk commissioned in Romania

    Pakistan Navy vessel PNS Tabuk commissioned in Romania

    17th November 2020

    On 12 November 2020 the Pakistan Navy commissioned its new Corvette – a Damen OPV 1900 – named PNS Tabuk at the Port of Constanta, Romania. The ship is part of a two vessel order with Damen, signed by the…

  • Ships Monthly November 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly November 2020 issue out now

    26th October 2020

    Ships Monthly November 2020 issue is out now, with a main feature on the Royal Navy’s well known aircraft carriers HMS Illustrious. To get your copy, visit the Kelsey website. WATERFRONT – In the news, details of Celebrity Apex arriving…

  • Canadian Frigates come to Portsmouth

    Canadian Frigates come to Portsmouth

    20th October 2020

    Three Canadian Frigates of the Halifax class spent a weekend in Portsmouth following Exercise Joint Warrior off Scotland in October 2020. HMCS Toronto, Halifax and Ville de Quebec spent time alongside while their support ship Asterix went to Southampton. The…

  • HNLMS Pelikaan back in Curaçao after midlife upgrade  by Damen

    HNLMS Pelikaan back in Curaçao after midlife upgrade by Damen

    8th October 2020

    On 1 October 2020 HNLMS Pelikaan returned to the familiar waters of the Caribbean. On 17 September Damen Shipyards Den Helder  delivered the HNLMS Pelikaan to the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) following a mid-life upgrade lasting eight months. Following the…

  • Ships Monthly October 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly October 2020 issue out now

    2nd October 2020

    Ships Monthly Oct 2020 The latest issue of Ships Monthly is out now. Subscribe here: https://shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO   LATEST NEWS Waterfront – CalMac upgrades ferries during dry docking, Stena Line adds freight capacity at Heysham and Belfast, new Australian icebreaker Nuyina…

  • Ships Monthly Sept 2020 issue out now

    Ships Monthly Sept 2020 issue out now

    28th August 2020

    Ships Monthly September 2020 issue is out now.  Get your copy here: shop.kelsey.co.uk/subscription/SMO   NEWS Waterfront news – New ro-pax for Isle of Man Steam Packet, shipbuilding orders at all-time low, two historic tugs in the news, and a new…

  • Two Royal Navy ships to provide continued presence in the Gulf

    Two Royal Navy ships to provide continued presence in the Gulf

    27th August 2020

    Two Royal Navy ships arrived in the Gulf in August 2020 to provide a continued, permanent presence in the region. The ships, HMS Chiddingfold and HMS Penzance, arrived at the UK Naval Support Facility, Bahrain in late August, where they…