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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

Success for local apprentices in BOC National welding final

posted on July 16, 2012 categories In The Community

Two Cammell Laird apprentices scooped both runners up places in one of the country’s toughest engineering competitions. Jake O’Rourke, aged 20 from Bromborough and Ben Birch, aged 22 from Oxton beat off stiff competition to land two of the top three places against 12 other finalists from ten other colleges. The competition was held at … Continue reading

Cammell Laird wins multi million pound contract to build two new vessels for Western Ferries

posted on June 11, 2012 categories New Contracts

Gordon Ross, Managing Director of Western Ferries, today (MONDAY JUNE 11) announced the signing of a multi-million contract with Cammell Laird for two new vehicle and passenger ferries for its Gourock to Dunoon route. Cammell Laird had previously been awarded preferred bidder status for the project. Construction will begin shortly with both vessels due to … Continue reading

HMS Queen Elizabeth sets sail from Cammell Laird to Rosyth

posted on May 28, 2012 categories Project News

Huge flight decks for HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers being built for the UK Royal Navy, will leave resurgent Merseyside engineering firm Cammell Laird Monday May 28 to embark on a five day journey to the east coast of Scotland. Cammell Laird Chief Executive John Syvret CBE said … Continue reading

Drydocking date for tall ship at Cammell Laird

posted on April 30, 2012 categories In The Community

Cammell Laird shipyard will be drawing on its ship repairing heritage when it undertakes the dry docking of one of Britain’s finest remaining tall ships. The spectacular Stavros S Niarchos is the flagship vessel of the Tall Ship Youth Trust. The 200ft brig will be coming to Merseyside in April for the drydocking after undertaking … Continue reading