Tag: Portsmouth

  • Cocaine Worth £1.3m Seized From Vessel at Portsmouth International Port

    October 04: Cocaine worth £1.3m on the streets has been intercepted at Portsmouth’s port. Border Force officers found 20 packages hidden behind a panel in a container onboard a cargo vessel […]

  • UK Type 45 woes

    The Ministry of Defence claimed 2017 would herald “a new era of maritime power” All six of the Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyers tied up in Portsmouth in humiliating end […]

  • BAE to run new VTS in UK

    More acronyms than is reasonable… New management system for naval base and carriers MILLIONS of pounds are to be spent installing new technology to monitor ship movements in and around […]

  • Portsmouth welcomes PLA Navy

    3 PLA Navy ships dock in UK. Portsmouth welcomes Chinese warships for week-long visit by ELLIE PILMOOR THREE Chinese ships were welcomed into Portsmouth to see relationships strengthen between China […]

  • RN borrowing engineers from USCG

    USCG engineers to assist Roya Navy.  Defence cuts leave Royal Navy so short of engineers it has to BORROW them from US Coastguard By Sam Adams American service personnel will start […]

  • Next Maritime Security Priorities

    With Hurricane Sandy at the forefront of maritime organisations concerns at the moment, the increase in focus on border enforcement, economic exclusion zone protection and counter-piracy operations on-going, a key […]

  • HMS Daring Arrives Home

    HMS Daring returned to her home in Portsmouth today after completing her maiden operational deployment to the Middle East. HMS Daring arrives home after deployment of firsts HMS Daring returned […]