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Preparing Glen Mallan for the Royal Navy’s surface fleets

One of the biggest projects underway across the Ministry of Defence at present is the redevelopment of the Northern Ammunition Jetty in Glen Mallan to support the Royal Navy’s surface fleet in loading and unloading ammunition.

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.

Portsmouth Is Ready – Looking Back with Pride on DIO’s Vital Role

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HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth for the first time. [Crown Copyright/MOD2017]

I’m Geoff Robson, DIO’s Chief Operating Officer. As you will probably have heard or seen, Portsmouth welcomed the first of the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers, HMS Queen Elizabeth, into port for the first time on Wednesday 16 August 2017 …

Job Done: Dredging Complete for Aircraft Carriers

HMS Queen Elizabeth under anchor awaiting low tide before departing. [Crown Copyright/MOD2017]

Hi, I’m Garry Brimecome and I’m DIO’s Project Manager for the dredge at Portsmouth. I work with Philip Wise, the Principal Project Manager for the infrastructure we’re providing at Portsmouth to prepare the Naval Base for the arrival of the …

More Than Just Concrete

Hello, I’m Philip Wise and I'm the Principal Project Manager leading the Defence Infrastructure Organisation’s programme team for the new jetty & dredge infrastructure projects in Portsmouth. Recently we invited the media to see what had been achieved in terms …

Powering Up: Frequency converter marks major step forward in powering new aircraft carriers

The frequency converter and jetty electrical systems are a vital part of powering the ship. [Crown Copyright / MOD 2017]

Hi, I’m Philip Wise, DIO’s Principal Project Manager for the major infrastructure investment currently taking place at HMNB Portsmouth to ready the base for the arrival of the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth Carriers, which will be based in the city. …

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 …