Russia-Ukraine War – 2 More Russian Navy Ships Hit – 26.03.2024

On Tuesday 26th March, 2024 Ukraine has claimed yet another successful strike on Russia’s Black Sea Fleet (BSF),  that another Ropucha Class landing ship KONSTANTIN OLSHANSKY  had been hit by a Neptune R-360 anti-ship missile. The inactive Ropucha class landing ship was captured from Ukraine during Russia’s unlawful annexation of Crimea in 2014 by the Russian […]

Russia-Ukraine War – Ukraine hit 2 Russian navy Landing Ships – 24.03.2024

On Sunday 24th March, 2024 Ukraine stated that it hit 2 two Russian Navy Ropucha Class/Project 775 III landing ships RFS AZOV and RFS YAMAL  along with a communications center and several other facilities belonging to the Black Sea Fleet, in a huge overnight attack on the Crimean port of Sevastopol. There has been no […]

Russia-Ukraine War – Ukraine sunk another Russian Navy Warship – 14.02.2024

With 13 days apart Ukrainian Forces sunk another Russian Navy Warship that belonged to the Black Sea Fleet on Wednesday 14th February, 2024 , the Ropucha Class landing ship RFS TSEZAR KUNIKOV (BDK-64). She was built in Poland at Stocznia Polnocna at Gdansk and commissioned on 30th October 1986 she was  a Project 775 (NATO reporting […]

Naval News – RFA LYME BAY L 3007 delivers humanitarian aid to Gaza – 02.01.2024

A Significant Milestone done by the Bay Class Landing Ship RFA LYME BAY L 3007 was done after she delivered 87 tonnes of  humanitarian  aid supplies including thermal blankets, shelter packs and medical supplies, that were provided by the UK and Cyprus in Egypt. The Egyptian Red Crescent is receiving the shipment from Port Said, […]

Russia-Ukraine War – Landing Ship RFS NOVOCHERKASSK sunk – 26.12.2023

On Boxing Day of 2023 , Ukraine appears to have effectively destroyed another Russian Black Sea Fleet vessel – the Ropucha Class  landing ship RFS NOVOCHERKASSK. She was berthed in Feodosia in occupied Crimea when she was struck by aircraft-launched cruise missiles at around 0230 hrs.Photos posted on the Telegram channel by Ukraine’s Southern Defense Forces […]

RoRo Vessels – CARMANIA EXPRESS

One of the Polish built vessels for the Soviet Union was the Skulptor Konenkov Class known as B-481 project . She was built by  Stocznia Gdanska, Gdansk, Poland as yard number B481/10 for Baltic Shipping Co, USSR. She was sold to Ignazio Messina, Italy in 1996 and renamed JOLLY GIALLO, sold again and renamed SCAN […]

Malta Naval Visits – HMS ALBION L 14 – 07.11 to 11.11.2022

On Monday 7th November 2022, Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ship HMS ALBION L 14 arrived in Malta berthing starboard side alongside to Boiler Wharf. The visit coincided with a series of Remembrance Day commemorations happening in Malta of which her Country Flag was flown half mast as per below images. Her last call to Malta […]

Russia-Ukraine War – 2 Russian Navy Warships damaged after Missile Attacks – 13.09.2023

On Wednesday 13th September, 2023 Ukraine confirmed it severely damaged the Russian Navy Improved Kilo Class submarine (Project 636.3) RFS ROSTOV-NA-DONU with British supplied cruise missiles Storm Shadow , during a missile attack on the Black Sea port of Sevastopol in Russian occupied Crimea while drydocked. Russia said 10 cruise missiles were fired against the […]

Russia-Ukraine War – Ukrainian drone holes sanctioned Russian tanker – Aug 2023

After a drone strike on the 1976 Polish built Russian Navy Ropucha II Class Landing Ship OLEGORSKY GORNYAK  formerly known as BDK-91 last, Saturday 5th August, Ukraine has followed upon a sanctioned Russian tanker, the SIG. Interfax Ukraine quotes sources in the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) as saying that the tanker was being used […]