Russia-Ukraine War – 2 more naval ships gone during May 2024

Ukraine continues to report a string of successes against the Russian Navy. According to the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, a minesweeper was destroyed during the night of May 18-19 as part of its attacks on occupied Crimea. The Russian Black Sea fleet Project 266M or Natya Class ocean minesweeper is the RFS KOVROVETS that was […]

Russia-Ukraine War – 2 more Russian Navy Ships Damaged – Week 37 of 2023.

On Friday 15th September, 2023  the newly introduced sea surface drone of Ukraine SEA BABY damaged the Russian Navy Bora Class missile corvette RFS SAMUM MRK 616 disabling her. The attack happened near the Russian naval base in Sevastopol, in occupied Crimea.  It seems that she listed on one side due to flooded compartments and was […]

Naval News – Bulgaria’s first Latest Corvette Launched – 04.08.2023

On Friday 4th August 2023, in Varna, the Bulgarian shipbuilder MTG Dolphin Shipyard PLC launched the first of the two new 2,300-ton corvettes / multi-purpose modular patrol vessels (MMPV) 90 for the Bulgarian Navy, under the management of the German shipbuilder NVL Group (formerly known as Lürssen Defence) which is the prime contractor of the […]

Delivery – Qatar Emiri Navy Corvette QENS AL KHOR F 103 – July 2023

The third of the Al Zubarah Class of four vessels ordered  by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, QENS AL KHOR F 103 was seen going to her country. The Al Zubarah class or Doha class is a class of corvettes built by Fincantieri for the Qatari Emiri Navy. Fincantieri […]

Malta Drydocks – Nanuchka Class Missile Corvettes for repairs – 1985

Over a 47 year period Malta Drydocks (MDD) from 1963 to 2010 evolved into a conundrum that baffled successive governments, the Maltese and the Dockyard workers themselves. Few people know that after Malta became neutral (Freedom Day is celebrated annually – 31st March) and we still have Brainwashed People saying that no more warships since […]

Russia-Ukraine War – Missile Hits on Naval Vessels – 17.06.2022

On Friday 17th June, 2022 the Ukrainian Forces hit the Russian naval tugboat RFS SPASATEL VASILIY BEKH SB-739 with two Harpoon missiles in the Black Sea the first time it has claimed to have struck a Russian vessel with Western supplied Harpoon Missiles.   The naval tug was transporting ammunition, weapons and personnel from the Black […]

Haifa Port – January 2022 Movements.

The Port of Haifa  is the largest of Israel’s three major international seaports, the others being the Port of Ashdod, and the Port of Eilat. It has a natural deep water harbor, which operates all year long, and serves both passenger and merchant ships. It is one of the largest ports in the eastern Mediterranean in terms of freight volume and […]