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Fire protection system for UK’s new polar research ship goes live

posted on February 17, 2020 categories Project News

RRS Sir David Attenborough’s water mist fire protection system has been commissioned, marking another important milestone in the construction of the UK’s new polar research ship. A full test of the Marioff HI-FOG® system was carried out at Cammell Laird’s Birkenhead shipyard last week, allowing engineers to confirm that the spray pattern would cover all … Continue reading

In pictures: RFA Tidespring enters the Mersey after first docking period

posted on February 11, 2020 categories Project News

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s (RFA) Tide class tanker RFA Tidespring is ready to play a crucial role in future navy operations following the recent completion of its first docking period at Cammell Laird. The 39,000 tonne tanker sailed from the Birkenhead shipyard’s non-tidal wet basin in December after undergoing a refit package that included survey … Continue reading

Cammell Laird appoints two new members of the senior leadership team as part of business transformation

posted on February 10, 2020 categories Uncategorized

Merseyside shipyard and marine engineering services company Cammell Laird has made two senior hires as it looks to strengthen the business. The Birkenhead shipbuilder has appointed Rich Caton as HR director and Sean Nuttall as health and safety director as the business prepares for a period of significant change to successfully deliver our forward order … Continue reading

Cammell Laird excited to welcome HMS Prince of Wales to Liverpool

posted on February 6, 2020 categories Project News

HMS Prince of Wales, the second of Britain’s new Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers, is to make her inaugural visit to Liverpool later this month. The ship will arrive in the city on February 28. According to the Royal Navy, the week-long visit will be packed with celebrations and community events. People will also be able … Continue reading

Cammell Laird urges young people to consider apprenticeship training

posted on February 6, 2020 categories Recruitment

Birkenhead-based ship repairer, shipbuilder, and engineering services company Cammell Laird has called on Britain’s young people to consider starting their careers with an apprenticeship. The message comes during this year’s National Apprenticeship Week, which runs until Sunday (9) and is aimed at celebrating the diversity and value that apprenticeships bring to employers, apprentices and communities. … Continue reading