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CAMMELL LAIRD BUILDS 2,000-STRONG SUPPLY CHAIN IN LEANDER FRIGATE BID

Birkenhead-based shipbuilder Cammell Laird has announced it has built a network of more than 2,000 suppliers as it steps up its bid to build a cutting-edge warship. The shipyard and engineering services company says it is registering more than five new suppliers every week as it builds its Leander Frigate supply chain. The business is … Continue reading

Cammell Laird launches Leander Frigate website following worldwide interest

Birkenhead-based shipbuilder Cammell Laird has unveiled a new website for a cutting-edge warship, the Leander Frigate, in a bid to capitalise on growing interest from navies around the world. The new website www.leanderfrigate.com contains images, technical specifications, and videos with 3D representations of the Leander, as well as information on the ship’s operational performance, flight … Continue reading

Cammell Laird led partnership wins £1.5m Government tender for electron beam welding research

Merseyside shipyard and engineering services company Cammell Laird has won a £1.5million tender with Innovate UK (see notes to editors 1) to develop electron beam welding technology in the ship building, offshore and nuclear sectors.   Cammell Laird will act as primary contractor to test the equipment at its Birkenhead site using its team of … Continue reading

Cammell Laird wins brace of North West business awards

posted on July 19, 2018 categories Corporate News

Birkenhead shipbuilder Cammell Laird has added to its silverware collection following recent wins at two regional business award ceremonies. In June, the firm was named Business of the Year (Over 250 employees) at the 2018 ECHO Regional Business Awards during a glitzy event at Liverpool Cathedral. The win followed hot on the heels of success … Continue reading

Cammell Laird launches RRS Sir David Attenborough

posted on July 14, 2018 categories Corporate News, Project News

A major milestone in the build of the UK’s state-of-the-art polar research ship was reached this weekend [Saturday 14 July 2018], when the 129-metre long, 10,000 tonne hull of the RRS Sir David Attenborough was launched into the River Mersey for the first time. Once in the river, tugs towed hull number 1390 to Cammell Laird’s … Continue reading