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Celebrations as HMS Prince of Wales is commissioned into the Fleet

posted on December 12, 2019 categories Project News

HMS Prince of Wales, one of the most powerful surface warships ever constructed in the UK, has been commissioned into the Fleet during a ceremony at HM Naval Base Portsmouth. Tuesday’s event was presided over by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, as the ship’s Lady Sponsor, alongside HRH The Prince of Wales. An audience of … Continue reading

Polar research vessel and Paul’s family ties inspire the next generation

posted on November 28, 2019 categories Uncategorized

Merseyside shipyard and marine engineering services company Cammell Laird is inspiring the next generation of engineers by showcasing its work on polar research vessel the Sir David Attenborough. The shipbuilder, based in Birkenhead, paid a visit to Liverpool John Moores University to speak to PhD students on a marine design engineering course. The talk was … Continue reading

Cammell Laird – Supporting Britain’s Hunter-killer Submarine Programme

posted on November 20, 2019 categories Project News

Cammell Laird has a proud history of shipbuilding that stretches back almost 200 years, a large part of which is closely tied to Britain’s submarine fleet. The company’s Birkenhead shipyard was a leading centre for submarine production in the 20th century, with 69 boats built by Cammell Laird on behalf of the Royal Navy between … Continue reading

Cammell Laird recruits 20 new apprentices taking investment to £19million

posted on November 13, 2019 categories In The Community, Recruitment

Merseyside UK ship repairer, shipbuilder, and engineering services company Cammell Laird has recruited 20 new apprentices to its workforce. The famous Birkenhead company says it has completed the most rigorous recruitment process ever undertaken with the 20 recruits starting their four-year apprenticeship this autumn at a cost of £250,000-a-year and £1million in total. Cammell Laird … Continue reading

Cammell Laird honours employees’ roles in war efforts at Remembrance Sunday parade

posted on November 12, 2019 categories Corporate News, In The Community

Merseyside shipyard and marine engineering services company Cammell Laird played its part in Remembrance Sunday when it honoured the role of employees in past conflicts. The Birkenhead employer gave tribute to servicemen who have worked for the business as well as those who played their part by building warships during the world wars. The shipbuilder … Continue reading