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Locations & Operations

Locations & Operations

From maintaining peace and deterring drug traffickers to upholding environmental regulations and providing humanitarian aid, the Royal Navy has a heavy presence across the globe.

HMS Queen Elizabeth leaves the port of Gibraltar after her maiden overseas stop
Global operationsProviding maritime security and support across the world, our fleet of ships is always ready for action.See where we operate
Officers and Ratings marching outside blue building at HMS Excellent
Bases and stations Learn more about the bases, barracks and air stations that our highly-skilled personnel call home.explore our bases and stations

King's Harbour Master

Protecting our ports and fleets, monitoring pollution and supporting environmental conservation.

KHM Clyde, KHM Portsmouth and KHM Plymouth provide:

  • Incident reporting
  • Port information
  • Local Notices, Navigation Warnings and general directions
  • Shipping movements
  • Safety and regulations information
  • Using the port for recreation
  • Contact details and to sign up to receive notifications by email
HMNB Clyde

KHM Clyde

Keep updated with the movement of shipping and your responsibilities within the Clyde Dockyard Port of Gareloch and Loch Long.

Visit KHM Clyde
Aerial Imagery of Devonport Dockyard

KHM Plymouth

Stay up to date with the latest shipping movements and your responsibilities in and around the Dockyard Port of Plymouth.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth leaves Portsmouth with Spinnaker Tower in the background

KHM Portsmouth

Get the latest updates on the shipping movements and your responsibilities in and around Portsmouth, one of the busiest harbours in the country.

Visit KHM Portsmouth
A Royal Navy crewmember wearing a blue beret stands on the deck proudly looking at the camera