Cammell Laird reveals plans for new RoPax ferry at Nor Shipping in Oslo

Cammell Laird reveals plans for new RoPax ferry at Nor Shipping in Oslo

British shipyard Cammell Laird will today announce at the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo ambitious plans to disrupt the new-build ferry market with a new specially designed Ro-Pax ferry. Caption: The Sir David …
Jun 4, 2019 /  Curious
Cammell Laird completes £44Mln RFA Fort Victoria Refit

Cammell Laird completes £44Mln RFA Fort Victoria Refit

Supply ship Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Fort Victoria, one of the largest vessels operated by the UK Ministry of Defence, has put to sea following the completion of a £44 million refit by Birkenhead-based …
May 7, 2019 /  Naval
Cammell Laird Stages “Sail-Away” of Newly Built £10M Ferry The Red Kestrel

Cammell Laird Stages “Sail-Away” of Newly Built £10M Ferry The Red Kestrel

Merseyside shipbuilder Cammell Laird has completed the building of its 1393rd vessel the £10million ferry the Red Kestrel, for Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel. The Red Kestrel, a new freight-only RoRo …
Apr 12, 2019 /  Vessels
Cammel Laird Moves RRS Sir David Attenborough Out f Dock as BBC Announces Climate Change Documentary

Cammel Laird Moves RRS Sir David Attenborough Out f Dock as BBC Announces Climate Change Documentary

RRS Sir David Attenborough, the UK’s new state-of-the-art polar research ship, was on the move on Saturday as the late stages of construction are undertaken at Cammell Laird’s Birkenhead shipyard. The …
Mar 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Cammell Laird welcomes RFA Tidespring kick-starting new 10-year through life support contracts

Cammell Laird welcomes RFA Tidespring kick-starting new 10-year through life support contracts

The 39,000 tonne Tide-class tanker RFA Tidespring has moored at Cammell Laird in Birkenhead, UK for its inaugural docking period. Its arrival marks the start of two Through Life Support contracts that will see the UK …
Mar 5, 2019 /  Vessels
Cammell Laird welcomes Mersey Ferries’ Snowdrop for drydocking

Cammell Laird welcomes Mersey Ferries’ Snowdrop for drydocking

Cammell Laird this month welcomed the iconic Mersey Ferry ‘Snowdrop’ to the yard for her annual overhaul. Cammell Laird has a close history with the Mersey Ferries and Snowdrop. In 2015 Cammell Laird …
Feb 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Cammell Laird stages “Float-off” for new £10 ferry for Red Funnel

Cammell Laird stages “Float-off” for new £10 ferry for Red Funnel

Cammell Laird has today staged the ‘float-off’ for a new £10million ferry it has built for Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel. The Red Kestrel, a new freight-only RoRo vessel, will operate …
Feb 19, 2019 /  Curious
Cammell Laird Shortlisted with UK Team for Fleet Solid Support Shipbuilding Project

Cammell Laird Shortlisted with UK Team for Fleet Solid Support Shipbuilding Project

Cammell Laird has been shortlisted as part of a syndicate of British firms, to compete to build three Fleet Solid Support ships for the UK Ministry of Defence. Defence Minister Stuart Andrew announced the shortlist …
Dec 3, 2018 /  Naval
Cammell Laird wins 10-year RFA support contracts worth £619 million

Cammell Laird wins 10-year RFA support contracts worth £619 million

Merseyside, UK-based shipyard and engineering company Cammell Laird says winning two 10-year contracts to support the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA), worth an estimated £619million, is a massive boost for the company …
Oct 8, 2018 /  Naval
RRS Sir David Attenborough launch July 14

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 (see also CruiseMapper). “Please help us celebrate this important and historic milestone. The …
Jul 9, 2018 /  Curious