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Cammell Laird throws weight behind plans for two £150m disaster relief ships 

posted on October 9, 2019 categories New Contracts, Project News

Cammell Laird is supporting plans by former international development secretary Penny Mordant for the building of two £150m disaster relief ships, paid for from the foreign aid budget.  Daily Telegraph has reported this week that the Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been in talks with Ms Mordaunt over plans dubbed “Britannia 2.0” for two new ships … Continue reading

HMS Queen Elizabeth put through her paces during Westlant 19 deployment

posted on October 7, 2019 categories Uncategorized

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of Britain’s two new aircraft carriers, arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia last month as part of the 65,000-tonne warship’s second-ever international visit. Cammell Laird completed a two-and-a-half year, multi-million pound project to build flight decks for the carrier in March 2013. The award of a £44m contract by the Aircraft … Continue reading

Borough of Culture Ambassador Award caps off momentous week for Cammell Laird

posted on October 2, 2019 categories In The Community

Wirral Council has honoured Merseyside shipbuilder Cammell Laird with a Borough of Culture Ambassador Award, capping off a momentous week for the company. The award was presented to Cammell Laird’s Chief Operating Officer Tony Graham by Cllr Christine Spriggs, Cabinet Member for Culture and Tourism, during the opening of the Women of Iron photographic exhibition … Continue reading

Health and safety employee joins community to pay tribute to Victoria Cross soldiers

posted on September 30, 2019 categories Uncategorized

A Cammell Laird employee played his part in paying tribute to soldiers who fought in the First World War. Jonjo Sullivan (pictured on the left) joined dignitaries and members of the Wirral community to unveil a set of memorial stones to commemorate the area’s Victoria Cross recipients. The 27-year-old, who works in the health and … Continue reading

Cammell Laird welcomes Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for Royal naming of RRS Sir David Attenborough

posted on September 26, 2019 categories In The Community, Project News

The naming ceremony will be live-streamed from 13:30 on the BAS website: www.bas.ac.uk/live Royal Ceremonial Naming of RRS Sir David Attenborough – Duke and Duchess of Cambridge; Sir David Attenborough to attend 3-day public celebration Polar Explorer STEM primary school children will meet Royal guests Commemorative coin minted Poet Laureate Simon Armitage creates new work … Continue reading