About Cammell Laird.

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Cammell Laird, part of the APCL Group, is one of the most illustrious names in the global maritime industry.

Known across the globe, the company was founded by Scottish entrepreneurs William Laird and his son John and has been operating since 1828.

Since its inception, Cammell Laird has built more than 1,350 ships.

Cammell Laird’s Birkenhead facility, on the banks of the River Mersey, expands across 130 acres and includes four dry docks, a large modular construction hall and extensive covered workshops.

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The business has played a strategic role in UK shipbuilding for the past 200 years, with recent projects including the RRS Sir David Attenborough and block builds for the Aircraft Carrier Alliance and critical units of the Astute class of nuclear submarines.

Today Cammell Laird and the wider APCL Group are delivering units for the Dreadnought class of nuclear submarines and units for HMS Belfast Ship 3 and HMS Birmingham Ship 4 of the new Type 26 class of frigates. These programmes are being delivered on behalf of BAE.

Cammell Laird is delighted to be building the first Mersey Ferry to be delivered in 60 years.

Part of the APCL Group.

Cammell Laird has continued to develop its capability in the marine sector and is a world leader specialising in military ship refit, commercial ship repair, upgrade and conversions. The APCL Group of companies is proud to maintain 100 per cent of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary flotilla.

All of the activities that the company conducts are underpinned by its Work Safe Home Safe programme which incorporates a comprehensive and accredited Health and Safety System OHSAS 18001:2007. Quality Management Systems are operated in accordance with ISO9001:2008, and Environmental Management System 14001:2004.

Cammell Laird is part of the APCL Group which also brings together Atlantic & Peninsula Australia, Cammell Laird and Neway.

With locations in the North East, Falmouth, North West and in Australia, APCL is a truly global entity and a real force on the international stage.

Visit www.apclgroup.com for further information.

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