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New polar ship RRS Sir David Attenborough reaches construction milestone

posted on August 30, 2017 categories Corporate News, Project News

A major feat of engineering takes place this week as the “stern section” of the new polar research ship for Britain, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, is transported by barge from Hebburn-based shipyard A&P Tyne (Newcastle), part of A&P Group, to the Cammell Laird’s shipyard in Birkenhead.   The new ship is a major UK … Continue reading


Cammell Laird is immensely proud to be the headline sponsor of the National Armed Forces Day in Liverpool on the 24th June 2017. This partnership with National Armed Forces Day is a chance to salute and say a big thank you to all of the men and women in the Armed Forces. The event takes … Continue reading

Cammell Laird and Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre open new centre in Birkenhead

Merseyside engineering company Cammell Laird’s campaign to position itself as a world leading nuclear industry hub has taken a significant step forward with the announcement of a new partnership with the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC).   The partnership was announced at a meeting of the Nuclear Industry Association New Build Group held … Continue reading

Cammell Laird: Winning Sir David Attenborough polar ship will ‘kick-start 2017 exports drive’

Cammell Laird says it plans to unleash an ‘aggressive exports drive’ in 2017 after one of its busiest years for commercial marine work, which saw it land the biggest shipbuilding project in the UK for a generation. Cammell Laird CEO John Syvret said the winning of the £150million contract to build the Sir David Attenborough … Continue reading

Cammell Laird launches Claire House charity kite boat

posted on February 21, 2017 categories Corporate News, In The Community

Cammell Laird has held a special ceremony to launch a kite boat designed to raise funds for charity Claire House Children’s Hospice. The ‘CL Challenger’ was designed by retired shipyard naval architect Bill Owen incorporating a kite as the main power source to propel the vessel. The eco-friendly vessel also generates electric power for radio, … Continue reading