HMS Ramsey and Blyth Decommissioned Before Transfer to Ukraine

Fifteen years after they formed the vanguard of the Royal Navy’s minehunting mission in the Gulf, Her Majesty’s Ships Ramsey and Blyth today passed into history. The two sister ships were decommissioned August 4th in Rosyth during a poignant service marking their long service around the globe. Both Sandown-class mine countermeasures vessels have served extensively during careers spanning 21 years…

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Babcock signs tripartite agreement to support enhancement of Ukrainian naval capabilities

Babcock International Group (Babcock) has signed a tripartite Memorandum of Implementation (MoI) in Odesa with the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine and the UK Government. Building on the agreement signed in October 2020, the two nations will now push forward a major program of Ukrainian naval projects, with Babcock as their designated prime industrial partner. Reflecting Babcock’s extensive naval experience…

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Royal Navy Announces Engine Contract

October 26, 2020 – A marine engineering and propulsion specialist company has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to support and maintain small diesel engines onboard amphibious assault ships, mine hunters and other Royal Navy vessels. The £5.5m five-year contract, awarded by the Ministry of Defence, will see UK-based Royston responsible for providing diesel engine spares and technical support alongside…

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