Isle of Wight boat builders to supercharge the British Antarctic Surveys seakeeping

4 years ago — Long Read

Isle of Wight boat builders Island RIBs has been commissioned to build two 7.5m RIBs designed for the harsh environment of the Antarctic. The new boats, which will be deployed...

RRS Sir David Attenborough (aka ‘Boaty McBoatface’) leaves the River Tyne

5 years ago — Long Read

Yesterday the stern section of the new polar research ship for Britain, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, was transported by barge from Hebburn-based shipyard A&P Tyne (Newcastle) to Cammell Laird's...

HMS Queen Elizabeth – Royal Navy’s largest ever warship – sets sail

5 years ago — Long Read

The Royal Navy's largest ever aircraft carrier left its home port for the first time on Monday.

Royal Navy unveil robotic speedboat

6 years ago — Quick Read

The UK’s Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed (MAST) has undergone trials in the Tidal Thames today. The craft is an unmanned surface vessel (USV) based on an innovative Bladerunner hull shape....