Cammell Laird CEO and chairman joins Maritime Enterprise Working Group

January 20, 2020 – 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, to provide…

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Raymond sworn in as first Chief of Space Operations at White House event

January 14, 2020 – Vice President Mike Pence Jan. 14 swore in Gen. John W. Raymond as the highest-ranking military leader of the newly created U.S. Space Force, adding a prominent White House ceremony that recognized the arrival of the nation’s newest, separate branch of the military. Raymond was formally designated the first Chief of Space Operations in a formal…

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ARA Bouchard Departs for Argentina

January 15, 2020 (Google Translation) – This morning at 7 (11 am from France), the ARA “Bouchard” (P-51) ocean patrolman, commanded by Frigate Captain Daniel Eduardo Giudici, sailed from the Naval Base in Toulon. The unit began its voyage in which it will cross the Atlantic Ocean towards Buenos Aires, prior to the resupply of logistics in the port of Rio…

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German Navy Selects Damen and Blohm & Voss for MKS180 Frigates

January 14, 2020 – The German government has announced its intention to select Damen as the main contractor, together with partners Blohm + Voss and Thales, for supplying at least four Multi-Purpose Combat Ship MKS 180 frigates to the German Navy. The Dutch naval shipbuilder is extremely proud of, and satisfied with, the result of the evaluation process announced today…

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Boeing Donates to Assist Australian Bushfire Recovery and Relief Efforts

January 9, 2020 – The Boeing Company today announced an AU$1 million donation from the Boeing Charitable Trust for recovery and relief efforts associated with the ongoing Australian bushfires. The contributions will be directed through the Australian Red Cross and designated for Australian bushfires. “Boeing’s global team, including our 3,800 employees across Australia, are deeply saddened by the tragic impact…

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DOJ Announces Settlement with Walmart Over Discrimination Claim by Naval Reservist

January 7, 2020 – The Department of Justice announced today the resolution of a lawsuit in which Naval Petty Officer Third Class Lindsey Hunger alleged that Walmart violated her rights when it failed to offer her employment at the Walmart store located at 2545 Rimrock Avenue in Grand Junction, Colorado because of her upcoming Naval Reserve commitments. Ms. Hunger had…

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