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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RFA Fort Victoria Returns From Deployment

RFA Fort Victoria, has returned to the UK after a 195-day deployment with the Royal Navy’s Carrier Strike Group. The 33,675-tonne Auxiliary ship arrived back at Defence Munitions (DM) Crombie in West Fife on Sunday, December 12. Speaking of the Carrier Strike Group deployment, Commanding Officer of RFA Fort Victoria Captain Chris Clarke said: “RFA Fort Victoria has proven that…

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Queen Elizabeth Carrier Strike Group Assembles for Joint Warrior

October 5, 2020 – The Royal Navy’s new Carrier Strike Group has assembled for the first time, marking the beginning of a new era of operations. HMS Queen Elizabeth is at the center of the group which is the start of joint carrier operations between the navy and its NATO allies. Nine ships, 15 fighter jets, 11 helicopters and 3,000…

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