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Cammell Laird to support Battle of the Atlantic Memorial charity

posted on January 29, 2020 categories In The Community

Cammell Laird has chosen to adopt the Battle of the Atlantic Memorial as its official company charity for 2020 and 2021. The Battle of the Atlantic was the longest campaign of World War Two. It began on September 3, 1939 and lasted until VE Day, May 8, in 1945. In January 2018, The Battle of … Continue reading

RRS Sir David Attenborough Lifeboats Secured for Sea

posted on January 29, 2020 categories Project News

RRS Sir David Attenborough, the UK’s new polar research ship being built at Cammell Laird in Birkenhead, has achieved another important milestone with the commissioning and testing of the ship’s lifeboats and lifeboat davits. The lifeboats, each capable of carrying 90 people, are now in position on both sides of the vessel, along with the … Continue reading

Cammell Laird shortlisted in Mersey Maritime Industry Awards

posted on January 23, 2020 categories Uncategorized

Cammell Laird has been shortlisted at the forthcoming Mersey Maritime Ltd Industry Awards 2020 for the Environmental Impact award. The nomination was made for the iconic shipbuilder’s once-in-a-lifetime work on polar research vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough. The Birkenhead business is down to the final three in the category, which will be subject to an … Continue reading

RRS Sir David Attenborough Fires Up

posted on January 22, 2020 categories Project News

The RRS Sir David Attenborough achieved an important milestone at Cammell Laird’s shipyard this month with the commissioning and testing of its power systems. The ship is in the final stages of construction. One of the most advanced vessels of its type in the world, the new polar research ship for Britain will transform how … Continue reading

Cammell Laird CEO and chairman joins Maritime Enterprise Working Group

posted on January 20, 2020 categories Corporate News

Our CEO and chairman John Syvret CBE, pictured, is the Cammell Laird representative on the Maritime Enterprise Working Group (MEWG), ensuring the company is kept up to date with the UK National Shipbuilding Strategy. The MEWG has a busy agenda for 2020. The MEWG was set up, following the publication of the National Shipbuilding Strategy, … Continue reading