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Cammell Laird shipyard welcomes Defence Secretary saying ‘we can build Type 31s on Mersey’

posted on September 27, 2017 categories Corporate News, New Contracts

Cammell Laird has welcomed Sir Michael Fallon Secretary of State for Defence on a visit to the yard. The company said during the visit it intends to design and build a world leading Type 31 Frigate that will meet the Royal Navy’s specification and budget and will market the platform globally and capitalise on major … Continue reading

Chris Pollard – NEBOSH Diploma Award

posted on September 21, 2017 categories Corporate News

After 2 years hard work and studying, Chris Pollard – HSE Supervisor has passed his final exams and been awarded the NEBOSH Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety. This is a high level H&S qualification and is at degree level. Chris will now be enrolling on a Masters course in OH&S. Well done Chris!


posted on September 7, 2017 categories Corporate News, Project News

Cammell Laird shipyard is today throwing its weight behind the unveiling of a new National Shipbuilding Strategy by Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon.   Commenting Cammell Laird CEO John Syvret CBE, pictured, said:   “Today’s announcement is the most significant change to the UK military shipbuilding industry in decades. This is bold and ambitious and … Continue reading

Cammell Laird Chief Estimator Jim Clark celebrates 60 years’ service to maritime industry

posted on August 30, 2017 categories Corporate News

A senior manager at Cammell Laird has become one of the UK’s longest serving Chief Estimators after clocking up 60 years’ in the ship repair industry and delivering more than 11,000 projects. Cammell Laird Chief Estimator Jim Clark, 76, has worked with world leading maritime brands from Blue Star Line to his current role at … Continue reading

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