Shipbuilder on the crest of a wave

Cammell Laird
It’s a famous name known across the globe for shipbuilding excellence. Cammell Laird in Birkenhead has had some rocky times over its long history. But the tide looks to have turned once again for the Mersey yard. This month saw the keel laying ceremony for a new £10m vessel. It heralded the start of work on the new 74-metre roll on-roll off ship for Isle of Wight ferry operator Red Funnel. It follows the yard winning the prestigious contract to build the 5,000 tonne, £200m RRS Sir David Attenborough, the world’s most ad... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...