A&P Defence say it has secured a programme of maintenance and repair work for old and new River Class Offshore Patrol Vessels in Falmouth.
In a ceremony held in Oslo, command of SNMCMG1 was transferred to Commander Henning Knudsen-Hauge of the Royal Norwegian Navy.
It is planned that all six ships will have completed their power plant upgrades by the mid-2020s.
Captain Angus Essenhigh will command HMS Queen Elizabeth after taking over from Commodore Steve Moorhouse.
After three years in the Caribbean, RFA Mounts Bay is to be replaced by HMS Medway.
A Virginia class nuclear submarine has visited HMNB Clyde at Faslane, near Glasgow.
The Russian Navy has settled on names for two Russian helicopter-carriers, which are due to be built in the coming years.
Rumours that the assault ships are to be sold off have been refuted by the Government.
The idea of using a floating drydock to maintain the Queen Elizabeth class carriers has been rejected by the Royal Navy.
"They can search for, hunt and finally destroy mines faster than the Royal Navy’s Sandown and Hunt class ships, and they also have the added benefit of keeping the sailors required to operate them out of harm’s way."