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RFA Fort Victoria takes to the waves following 30-year special survey at Cammell Laird

posted on February 4, 2020 categories Project News

Cammell Laird’s workforce was proud to watch Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Fort Victoria head back out to sea following another successful visit to Birkenhead. The supply ship sailed from the yard’s non-tidal wet basin into the River Mersey on January 12, having undergone a significant programme of work. Cammell Laird’s engineers, supported by a network … Continue reading

Trio of hires for maritime engineering company Cammell Laird

posted on February 3, 2020 categories Uncategorized

Merseyside shipyard and marine engineering services company Cammell Laird has made a trio of senior hires. The Birkenhead shipyard, which specialises in ship repair, refit, conversion and building, has appointed Neil Davie as head of planning, Jane Bryan as head of procurement and Lee Matheson as head of IT. The new recruits join two more … Continue reading

Cammell Laird to support Battle of the Atlantic Memorial charity

posted on January 29, 2020 categories In The Community

Cammell Laird has chosen to adopt the Battle of the Atlantic Memorial as its official company charity for 2020 and 2021. The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest campaign of World War Two. It began on September 3, 1939 and lasted until VE Day, May 8, in 1945. In January 2018, The Battle of … Continue reading

RRS Sir David Attenborough Lifeboats Secured for Sea

posted on January 29, 2020 categories Project News

RRS Sir David Attenborough, the UK’s new polar research ship being built at Cammell Laird in Birkenhead, has achieved another important milestone with the commissioning and testing of the ship’s lifeboats and lifeboat davits. The lifeboats, each capable of carrying 90 people, are now in position on both sides of the vessel, along with the … Continue reading

Cammell Laird shortlisted in Mersey Maritime Industry Awards

posted on January 23, 2020 categories Uncategorized

Cammell Laird has been shortlisted at the forthcoming Mersey Maritime Ltd Industry Awards 2020 for the Environmental Impact award. The nomination was made for the iconic shipbuilder’s once-in-a-lifetime work on polar research vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough. The Birkenhead business is down to the final three in the category, which will be subject to an … Continue reading