New UK Shipbuilding Vision Launched

During a visit to Cammell Laird Shipyard in Merseyside March 10th, the Prime Minister and Defence Secretary set out how the new strategy would level up regions across the UK by supporting high-quality jobs, technology development and boosting investment. Home to one of the leading British shipbuilding companies, Merseyside is one of the key areas that will benefit from the strategy,…

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Cammell Laird Enjoys Busy Year Supporting RFA Tide Class

Cammell Laird’s Defence Division has enjoyed a busy twelve months, as it continues to provide support to the four Tide Class tankers of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA). The 39,000 tonne new build vessels came into service from 2017 and were built to replace the RFA’s single hulled tankers. Together with RFA’s Wave Knight and Fort Victoria, the four tankers…

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RRS Sir David Attenborough Departs Cammell Laird for Sea Trials

October 21, 2020 – Today, the UK’s most advanced polar research ship – RRS Sir David Attenborough – leaves Cammell Laird shipyard for two weeks of technical sea trials. In November, the shipyard will formally hand over the ship to the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). Operated by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) the new polar ship will transform UK research…

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Strong 2020 for Cammell Laird

October 7, 2020 – Cammell Laird has reported a strong 2020 despite the challenges of Covid-19 – with its construction hall, workshops and dry docks in continuous use since the start of the year. Speaking about operating during a global pandemic, the CEO of Cammell Laird, David McGinley said: “Despite the restrictions and challenges of the last few months, the…

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