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Cammell Laird launches RRS Sir David Attenborough

posted on July 14, 2018 categories Corporate News, Project News

A major milestone in the build of the UK’s state-of-the-art polar research ship was reached this weekend [Saturday 14 July 2018], when the 129-metre long, 10,000 tonne hull of the RRS Sir David Attenborough was launched into the River Mersey for the first time. Once in the river, tugs towed hull number 1390 to Cammell Laird’s … Continue reading

Cammell Laird encourages schools to join Royal Navy, UKNest competition to design rescue vessel

posted on July 10, 2018 categories In The Community

As a celebration of Year of Engineering 2018, UKNest and the Royal Navy are running a competition for aspiring engineers to show their innovation and design a rescue vessel. #inspireanengineer Deadline is 1st December. Teachers and schools can get involved – prizes are worth up to £1000. Find out more here: https://lnkd.in/gYby8Xi  

RRS SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH LAUNCH JULY 14

On July 14 2018 between midday and 1300 hours Cammell Laird will launch the RRS Sir David Attenborough polar ship. Please help us celebrate this important and historic milestone. The best public viewing points for the slipway launch, which will see 10,000 tonnes of steel hit the Mersey, are the Albert Dock and Otterspool Park … Continue reading

Cammell Laird stages keel laying ceremony for new £10million ferry for Red Funnel

Red Funnel , the original Isle of Wight ferry operator announced that its new £10m freight ship will be called Red Kestrel at a keel laying ceremony at Cammell Laird. The keel-laying  was witnessed by some 300 invited guests with BBC North West Tonight and ITV Granada reporting from the event. Cammell Laird is scheduled … Continue reading

Heathrow delegation hears political leaders throw weight behind Cammell Laird bid

posted on May 21, 2018 categories Uncategorized

Birkenhead engineering company Cammell Laird says it plans to ramp up its campaign to win a share of the £16bn contract to support the expansion of Heathrow Airport, following a delegation visit inspecting its bid.   The Heathrow delegation came to Cammell Laird as part of a nationwide tour of the “longlist” (see notes to … Continue reading