Tag: Navy

WA shipbuilder Civmec moves to secure Navy submarine contract

Posted December 14, 2015 20:48:24 WA shipbuilder Civmec has teamed up with a German manufacturing giant to prove it can play a part in constructing Australia’s subsequent fleet of submarines. The Federal Government has announced plans to rebuild the Royal Australian Navy’s vessels and is considering contracts for the subsequent fleet of submarines. The Commonwealth…


British Navy ship tasked with keeping Patagonian toothfish poachers out of Ross Sea

Posted December 01, 2015 14:47:04 Photo: The British icebreaker HMS Protector will patrol the Ross Sea. (ABC News: Kieran Jones) For the initial time in 80 years a British Navy ship will patrol the Ross Sea, with HMS Protector setting out to target Patagonian toothfish poachers. The icebreaker, which normally works on the British-owned Antarctic…