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Success for Cammell Laird apprentice at UK engineering final

posted on October 23, 2012 categories In The Community

A Merseyside apprentice has scooped the top prize in one of the UK’s toughest engineering competitions, The Apprentice Welders’ Competition 2012. Ben Birch aged 22 from Oxton works for Cammell Laird and is a student at Maritime and Engineering College North West (MECNW). Ben won the right to compete for the award at The Welding … Continue reading

Western Ferries stages Keel Laying ceremony at Cammell Laird

posted on October 18, 2012 categories Corporate News

Birkenhead based shipyard and engineering firm Cammell Laird today (18 October 2012) formally began its work to build two new vessels for Scottish based ferry operator Western Ferries. In a ceremony at Cammell Laird, a party from Western Ferries led by Chairman Alistair Ross formally laid the Cammell Laird keel number 1387. Western Ferries announced … Continue reading

New generation jack-up vessel arrives in the UK for first job at Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm

posted on September 1, 2012 categories New Contracts

A NEW offshore wind farm installation vessel, the first of its kind in the UK, arrived at Cammell Laird Shipyard in Birkenhead on Saturday (1 September) in preparation for its first operational activity at Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm. The new generation jack-up vessel, named Friedrich Ernestine, has been built and designed by RWE … Continue reading

Cammell Laird targets growth across marine, renewables and nuclear sectors

posted on August 21, 2012 categories Corporate News

Merseyside shipyard and engineering business Cammell Laird restated its ‘driving ambition’ last night to grow across all its sectors of marine, renewables and civil nuclear in the second half of 2012, following a strong first six months of trading. The world famous Birkenhead based company said it had undertaken more than 180 marine contracts for … Continue reading

Orkney Islands Council awards Cammell Laird £2.7m ferry conversion project

posted on July 17, 2012 categories New Contracts

Orkney Islands Council has awarded resurgent Birkenhead shipyard and engineering firm Cammell Laird a £2.7m contract to update and lengthen the MV Hoy Head car ferry. The contract is the latest in the ferry market for Cammell Laird and comes just a month after the yard was awarded a multi million pound deal to build … Continue reading