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Preparing for a prince: Putting the finishing touches in place for the Navy's second Queen Elizabeth Class carrier

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We’ve been working hard, along with our contractor VolkerStevin, to put the finishing touches to the £30 million worth of infrastructure required to welcome the second ship into its homeport.

Take two: preparing Portsmouth for the second Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier

Project Manager, Colin Efford is pictured in a hi-vis jacket and helmet. Behind him is construction work taking place at HMNB Portsmouth

Portsmouth Naval Base is gearing up to become home to the HMS Prince of Wales, the second of the Royal Navy’s huge new Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers.

Clearing the way for the carriers – dredging the harbour for the QEC

DIO has taken a big step forward in its work to provide infrastructure at HMNB Portsmouth to support the new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. If you read my colleague Philip Wise’s blog a few months ago, you’ll know that DIO …

Supporting the Queen Elizabeth Carriers

One of the biggest projects underway across the Ministry of Defence at present is the construction of the two new Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy. DIO’s role is to construct the infrastructure required to support …