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First cluster contract ship arrives at Birkenhead shipyard

posted on July 8, 2008 categories New Contracts

A Merseyside shipyard is welcoming the first ship to arrive for refit work under the new £180m ‘cluster’ contract deal it announced jointly with the Ministry of Defence (MOD) last month. Birkenhead based Northwestern Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders Ltd (NSL) is beginning refit work worth £8.5m on the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Gold Rover. The work … Continue reading

MoD places multi-million pound contracts in Birkenhead for support of Navy supply ships

posted on June 20, 2008 categories New Contracts

The Ministry of Defence has today, June 30 2008, placed contracts worth hundreds of millions of pounds with a shipyard in the north west of England for the long-term maintenance of several navy support ships. Defence Minister Baroness Taylor today announced Northwestern Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders (NSL) of Birkenhead and the A&P Group in Falmouth as … Continue reading

Mersey shipyard begins work on £18m contract

posted on June 12, 2008 categories New Contracts

A Mersey based shipyard is beginning work on a massive £18m Ministry of Defence (MOD) contract to overhaul the largest ship in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA), the RFA Fort George. Northwestern Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders Ltd (NSL) managing director John Syvret said: “Ship repairing and restoring is now back on the Mersey where it belongs,” … Continue reading

Shipyard sponsors special boy at special school

posted on May 6, 2008 categories In The Community

An inspirational teenager at a Merseyside special school has won financial support from Northwestern Shiprepairers & Shipbuilders (NSL) Ltd, based in the famous Cammell Laird shipyard. NSL managing director John Syvret was so impressed by the positive attitude of 15-year-old Peter Kearns, during a visit to Observatory School in Bidston, that he approached the school … Continue reading

Massive MOD contract for Mersey shipyard

posted on February 28, 2008 categories New Contracts

A Mersey based shipyard has landed a massive £28m Ministry of Defence (MOD) contract to overhaul Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) ship Fort Rosalie. Northwestern Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders Ltd (NSL) managing director John Syvret said the contract is the biggest the firm has won since it was set up in 2001. “This is an enormous boost … Continue reading