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RRS Sir David Attenborough Fires Up

posted on January 22, 2020 categories Project News

The RRS Sir David Attenborough achieved an important milestone at Cammell Laird’s shipyard this month with the commissioning and testing of its power systems. The ship is in the final stages of construction. One of the most advanced vessels of its type in the world, the new polar research ship for Britain will transform how … Continue reading

Cammell Laird CEO and chairman joins Maritime Enterprise Working Group

posted on January 20, 2020 categories Corporate News

Our CEO and chairman John Syvret CBE, pictured, is the Cammell Laird representative on the Maritime Enterprise Working Group (MEWG), ensuring the company is kept up to date with the UK National Shipbuilding Strategy. The MEWG has a busy agenda for 2020. The MEWG was set up, following the publication of the National Shipbuilding Strategy, … Continue reading

RFA Tidesurge Surges into Shipyard

posted on January 20, 2020 categories Project News

Onlookers were treated to a striking view as the Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s (RFA) Tide class tanker RFA Tidesurge sailed up the River Mersey to Cammell Laird in Birkenhead. Tug boats came alongside RFA Tidesurge as it approached the shipyard on January 10, helping to manoeuvre the 39,000 tonne vessel into Cammell Laird’s non-tidal wet basin … Continue reading

Cammell Laird shortlisted in Mersey Maritime Industry Awards

posted on January 17, 2020 categories Corporate News, In The Community

Cammell Laird has been shortlisted in the forthcoming Mersey Maritime Industry Awards 2020. Cammell Laird has made the final three in the Environmental Impact Award category for its work with the British Antarctic Surveyand NERC: Natural Environment Research Council building the RRS Sir David Attenborough polar ship which is one of the most environmentally innovative … Continue reading

Cammell Laird welcomes Isle of Man delegation

posted on January 17, 2020 categories Corporate News

Cammell Laird welcomed a delegation from the Isle of Man this week. Isle of Man Government ministers The Hon Howard Quayle and Hon Raymond Harmer took part in the visit with local trade body Mersey Maritime and its CEO Chris Shirling Rooke. Cammell Laird COO Tony Graham welcomed the delegation who were given a tour … Continue reading