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Confiscation of Iranian tankers: Royal Navy frigate escorts British ships

Image Rights Reuters The British government has announced it will provide a Royal Navy escort for British flagged vessels to cross the Strait of Hormuz in the face of mounting diplomatic tensions in the Gulf. [19659005] Ship owners are advised to give details of their route so that they can be escorted by the HMS Montrose frigate. The move follows …

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Norwegian oil and gas plants closed after tankers, frigate collided

OSLO (Reuters) – An Norwegian naval oil tanker and frigate collided on Thursday off the Norwegian west coast, injuring eight people and closing a North Sea Rohexport Terminal, Norway's largest gas processing plant and several offshore fields. The Norwegian frigate "Knm Helge Ingstad" takes over water after a collision with the tanker "Sola TS" in Oygarden, Norway, November 8, 2018. …

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Australia awards $ 26 billion to British frigate contract

by Rod McGuirk | AP 28. June at 8:26 am CANBERRA, Australia – British armaments company BAE Systems has received a $ 35 billion ($ 26 billion) contract to build the Australian fleet of new naval frigates, the government said Friday. The Company's Type 26 Global Combat Ship will be the design for the frigate program to replace the aging …

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BAE wins 25.7 billion Australian frigate contest

(Reuters) – BAE Systems PLC ( BAES.L ) has won a prize of A $ 35 billion (19.66 billion pounds) to anti-submarine war frigates for the Australian Navy to deliver, the Australian government said Thursday. The nine ships designed by BAE and built by government-owned ASC shipbuilding in Australia are designed to shore up the country's maritime combat capability over …

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