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Cammell Laird presents replica of historic Prince of Wales bell to crew of Britain’s newest aircraft carrier

posted on March 5, 2020 categories Project News

Merseyside shipyard Cammell Laird has officially presented the Ship’s Company of Britain’s newest aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, with a special replica ship’s bell. It is an exact copy of the one lost and since recovered from her namesake – a WW2 battleship – which sank off the coast of present-day Malaysia in 1941. … Continue reading

Cammell Laird inspires next generation during National Careers Week

posted on March 4, 2020 categories Uncategorized

Maritime engineering business Cammell Laird has been inspiring the next generation during National Careers Week. The Birkenhead shipyard has been showcasing the world of opportunity available within the business during the week, which runs from 2-7 March. Cammell Laird recruitment teams will be at the Wirral Young Chamber Skills Show at The Hive, Wirral Youth … Continue reading

The Engineering College Open Day – February 27, 2020

posted on February 17, 2020 categories Recruitment

Discover more about the many routes into engineering by paying a visit to The Engineering College in Birkenhead later this month. The college is set to hold its next open day on Thursday, February 27 between 4pm and 7pm. Attendees with have the opportunity to meet the college’s experienced teaching team, discuss career options with … Continue reading

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