Duqm Naval Dockyard Performs Engine Change for HMS Montrose

Duqm Naval Dockyard (DND), the Joint Venture between Babcock International and ASYAD Drydock (Oman Drydock Company), has completed a first of its kind double engine replacement for the Royal Navy in the Middle East. Undertaken at Asyad dry dock facility at Duqm, in Oman, this complex operation to replace the Forward Auxiliary Machinery Room generators was a package of more…

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HMS Montrose Intercepts 450 Kilograms of Methamphetamine

October 21, 2020 – Sailors and Royal Marines from HMS Montrose intercepted over 450 kilograms of methamphetamine, with a wholesale value of £18 million, during a counter-narcotics operation in the Arabian Sea. The operation, which was part of the Combined Maritime Forces’ (CMF) Operation SEA SHIELD, was an international effort involving several of the CMF’s 33 member nations and partners.…

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FS Languedoc Patrols Strait of Hormuz with HMS Montrose & HDMS Iver Huitfeldt

October 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – Deployed since April 2020, the Languedoc frigate is part of Operation AGÉNOR, the military component of the European led Maritime Situation Awareness in the Straight of Hormuz (EMASOH) initiative. This mission aims to strengthen the assessment of the situation and the surveillance of maritime activity as well as to guarantee the freedom of navigation…

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