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Shipbuilding Returns To Merseyside As Work Starts On New Aircraft Carriers

posted on July 26, 2010 categories New Contracts

Merseyside, UK – Ship building returned to the River Mersey today Monday July 26 when construction of the flight deck for the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier, the Queen Elizabeth was officially started by Minister for International Security Strategy, Gerald Howarth MP. The Birkenhead facility is the sixth UK ship yard to commence manufacture of … Continue reading

Photo of thanks unveiled at Cammell Laird for Haiti earthquake effort

posted on June 3, 2010 categories In The Community

A FRAMED photograph of thanks has been unveiled at Cammell Laird after the shipping giant sponsored a crew’s charity challenge as they sailed to Haiti on a vital aid mission. The Birkenhead-based shipyard and engineering firm sponsored the crew of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Largs Bay in their fundraising initiative ‘Race the Ship to … Continue reading

Cammell Laird apprenticeship programme lauded at Awards ceremony

posted on May 27, 2010 categories In The Community

Cammell Laird helped fly the flag for Merseyside business this week at the National Apprenticeship Service Awards North West finals at Manchester’s Midland Hotel. The world famous shipyard and engineering firm beat off stiff competition from many businesses across the North West to be named in the top three ‘large’ employers in region for employing … Continue reading

Defence Secretary visits Cammell Laird

posted on April 26, 2010 categories Corporate News

Resurgent Merseyside shipyard and engineering business Cammell Laird welcomed Defence Secretary, Bob Ainsworth, for a briefing with senior management this weekend. Mr Ainsworth met with Cammell Laird Chief Executive John Syvret and Managing Director Linton Roberts to hear about the business’s growth and ambitions for the future before touring the site and meeting apprentices. Mr … Continue reading

Cammell Laird completes major conversion contract for Nexans

posted on April 22, 2010 categories Project News

Birkenhead based shipyard, Cammell Laird Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders Ltd, has completed major contract to lengthen the Skagerrak, a cable laying ship for Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry. Cammell Laird Managing Director Linton Roberts said the yard had ‘pulled out all the stops’ to complete the multi-million pound fast track conversion and upgrade … Continue reading