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

Cammell Laird stages keel laying ceremony for new £10-million 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 …
Jun 1, 2018 /  Vessels
Cammell Laird strikes “teaming agreement” with BAE Systems in bid to build type 31E Frigates

Cammell Laird strikes “teaming agreement” with BAE Systems in bid to build type 31E Frigates

Merseyside-based shipyard and engineering services company Cammell Laird announced yesterday a new partnership with BAE Systems to position the companies to build five Type 31e Frigates. The Teaming Agreement has been …
Oct 19, 2017 /  Naval
Rolls-Royce and Cammell Laird mark milestone for RRS Sir David Attenborough

Rolls-Royce and Cammell Laird mark milestone for RRS Sir David Attenborough

Rolls-Royce is marking a major milestone on the journey towards the completion of Britain’s new polar research vessel the RRS Sir David Attenborough being built by Merseyside shipyard Cammell Laird. The last of …
Sep 29, 2017 /  Vessels
Cammell Laird welcomes new national shipbuilding strategy

Cammell Laird welcomes new national shipbuilding strategy

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, …
Sep 8, 2017 /  Curious
New polar ship RRS Sir David Attenborough reaches construction milestone

New polar ship RRS Sir David Attenborough reaches construction milestone

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 …
Aug 31, 2017 /  Vessels
A&P Tyne’s Hebburn Yard Hits Construction Milestone for New Polar Research Vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough

A&P Tyne’s Hebburn Yard Hits Construction Milestone for New Polar Research Vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough

A major feat of engineering takes place yesterday (21 August) as the stern section of the new polar research ship for Britain, the RRS Sir David Attenborough, leaves A&P Tyne’s Hebburn shipyard, part of A&P …
Aug 22, 2017 /  Vessels
Cammell Laird: Winning Sir David Attenborough Polar Ship Will “Kick-Start 2017 Exports Drive”

Cammell Laird: Winning Sir David Attenborough Polar Ship Will “Kick-Start 2017 Exports Drive”

Cammell Laird says it plans to unleash an ‘aggressive exports drive’ in 2017 after one of its busiest years for commercial marine work, which saw it land the biggest shipbuilding project in the UK for a …
Mar 14, 2017 /  Vessels
Cammell Laird Holds Historic Keel Laying Of New £150 million Polar Research Vessel

Cammell Laird Holds Historic Keel Laying Of New £150 million Polar Research Vessel

Cammell Laird today held one of the biggest ceremonies in its illustrious history when Sir David Attenborough joined more than 1000 people for the keel laying of the new £150million polar research …
Oct 17, 2016 /  Vessels