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Cammell Laird shipyard announces new-build ferry contract

posted on February 9, 2015 categories Corporate News, New Contracts

Cammell Laird shipyard has secured a multi-million pound new-build ferry contract with the Northern Ireland Executive. The Birkenhead marine and specialist engineering company was awarded the multi million project by the Department for Regional Development after an open procurement exercise which attracted interest from shipyards across Europe. It will see the firm constructing a new … Continue reading

Children’s hospices share £15,000 donation from Cammell Laird

posted on January 29, 2015 categories Corporate News, In The Community

Cammell Laird’s employees and sub-contractors have again donated thousands of pounds to two north-west hospices which provide vital care for babies and children. Every Christmas, Cammell Laird raises much-needed funds for Zoe’s Place baby hospice in Liverpool and Claire House children’s hospice on Wirral. In the latest collection, employees and sub-contractors donated almost £7,500 which … Continue reading

Cammell Laird completes biggest-ever refit for RFA

posted on December 17, 2014 categories Corporate News, Project News

SHIPYARD and specialist engineering services provider Cammell Laird is completing a £49.5m refit of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Fort Victoria. The massive 10-month refit is the biggest ever undertaken by the yard since it began its through life support ‘cluster’ contract to maintain nine of the 13 ships in the RFA flotilla in 2008 (see notes … Continue reading

Cammell Laird apprentices triumph in national WW1 award

posted on November 28, 2014 categories In The Community

A GROUP of apprentices from Cammell Laird have received a national award for a community project marking the centenary of the First World War and highlighting their vocational skills. Trainees from the Birkenhead specialist marine and engineering services company were handed the Centenary Apprenticeship Challenge trophy at an awards ceremony held in London.  The challenge was … Continue reading

Cammell Laird donation helps Wirral care home raise £98,000 for ambitious redevelopment

posted on November 14, 2014 categories In The Community

Cammell Laird has delivered a vital boost to a Wirral care home undergoing an ambitious £98,000 upgrade. The Birkenhead marine and engineering services company has pledged £18,000 to Meadowcroft respite home in Spital Road, Bromborough, run by the charity Age UK Wirral. Cammell Laird has also donated a specialist washing machine worth £6,000 to the … Continue reading