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David Emanuel meets RRS Sir David Attenborough – world-famous fashion designer pays special visit to Cammell Laird

posted on July 11, 2019 categories Project News

Renowned fashion designer David Emanuel brought a touch of celebrity glamour to Cammell Laird this week. The Welshman, best known for co-designing the wedding dress worn by Diana, Princess of Wales, in 1981, was given a tour of the shipyard and an opportunity to see shipbuilding and ship repair first hand. The visit was arranged … Continue reading

Funding boost to help school pupils learn about maritime sector

posted on July 10, 2019 categories In The Community, Recruitment

An education programme aimed at helping school children learn about the maritime sector and the importance of shipping is to receive a £40,000 funding boost. The money will be used to expand the Why Shipping Matters schools initiative in the hope of encouraging more young people to consider a career in the maritime sector. The … Continue reading

Cammell Laird and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra produce new recording of ‘Ferry Cross the Mersey’

Cammell Laird and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra have joined forces to produce a new recording of the classic ‘60s hit ‘Ferry Cross the Mersey’ in support of Wirral becoming the 2019 Borough of Culture for Liverpool City Region. The new version will have its live premiere at a special concert in Birkenhead Park this … Continue reading

Cammell Laird and the Engineering College showcase careers for women at INWED event

Birkenhead shipyard and marine engineering services company Cammell Laird gave young women a behind-the-scenes glimpse of life in engineering as part of International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) 2019. Ten girls from schools and colleges in Birkenhead and surrounding areas met female engineers and saw shipbuilding in progress during the event organised by the shipyard … Continue reading

Cammell Laird and Engineering College invite aspiring female engineers to International Women in Engineering event

posted on June 19, 2019 categories Uncategorized

Birkenhead shipyard and marine engineering services company Cammell Laird will open its doors to young women in a special event on June 28 to encourage female engineers.   The world famous Birkenhead shipbuilder and neighbouring Engineering College have joined forces to showcase the work of female engineers to students from sixth forms in the area … Continue reading