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  • Medical support at sea

    Medical support at sea

    Chris Graham on 30th January 2020

    Medical support at sea is part of a warship’s function but. in a hostile environment, a naval force requires capability on a larger scale.

  • An unnerving underwater threat

    An unnerving underwater threat

    Chris Graham on 27th January 2020

    Mike Williams tells the fascinating story of how the suggestion of an unnerving underwater threat nearly proved disastrous for the British Navy in 1914.

  • Danish Navy boosts security in Gulf

    Danish Navy boosts security in Gulf

    Chris Graham on 25th January 2020

    The deployment of a frigate will provide additional support as the Danish Navy boosts Gulf security in the important Strait of Hormuz.

  • HMS Prince of Wales commissioned

    HMS Prince of Wales commissioned

    Chris Graham on 24th January 2020

    The Royal Navy’s second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, has been commissioned by HRH Prince Charles.

  • USS Gerald R Ford nears certification

    USS Gerald R Ford nears certification

    Chris Graham on 22nd January 2020

    The USS Gerald R Ford nears certification following the successful completion of a significant series of exercises late last year, before the ship returned to Naval Station Norfolk. These trials bring the new aircraft carrier ever closer to being declared…

  • Wind farm support vessel delivered

    Wind farm support vessel delivered

    Chris Graham on 21st January 2020

    Bibby WaveMaster Horizon The Damen Shipyard in Galati, Romania has delivered the Accommodation Support Vessel (ASV) Bibby WaveMaster Horizon to Bibby Marine Services, to act as a wind farm support vessel and undertake maintenance work off the coast of Germany…

  • The Admiral Kuznetsov catches fire!

    The Admiral Kuznetsov catches fire!

    Chris Graham on 18th January 2020

    Russia’s only aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, caught fire during repair work at Moscow’s Arctic Sea port of Murmansk in early December. Six people are understood to have been injured and one person was listed as missing. The Admiral Kuznetsov, which is…

  • Carnival Sunrise Modernised

    Carnival Sunrise Modernised

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Carnival Sunrise at sea (Pic: Carnival Cruise Line) Carnival Cruise Line continues to modernise its older cruise ships to reflect the latest trends. The 20-year old Carnival Triumph recently underwent a US$200 million overhaul at the Navantia Cadiz Shipyard, which…

  • Scotline newbuild Scot Explorer launched

    Scotline newbuild Scot Explorer launched

    Chris Graham on 16th January 2020

    Scot Explorer was launched at Royal Bodewes Ship Yard in Groningen, Netherlands On 11 October 2019 the new cargo vessel Scot Explorer was launched at Royal Bodewes Ship Yard in Groningen, Netherlands, for Scotline Marine Holdings. She is the second…