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Cammell Laird Recruits 20 New Apprentices

Merseyside UK shiprepairer, shipbuilder, and engineering services company Cammell Laird has recruited 20 new apprentices to its workforce.The famous Birkenhead company says it has completed the most rigorous recruitment process ever undertaken with the 20 recruits starting their four-year apprenticeship this autumn at a cost of $320,000-a-year and $1.2 million in total.Cammell Laird chief operating officer Tony Graham said the new starters will take the total number of apprentices recruited into the business to 270 since 2008 with an ambition to take on 20 more every year. To date the company has

Cammell Laird Chief Operating Officer Tony Graham and Managing Director Paul Owen (Photo:Cammell Laird)

Cammell Laird Strengthens Management Team

UK based shipbuilding and engineering company Cammell Laird  announced a series of changes to its senior management team.The restructure sees company founder and CEO John Syvret CBE extend his role to executive chairman; Tony Graham becomes chief operating officer;  and Paul Owen joins the company from the defense industry to become managing director. In addition, Linton Roberts takes up a new role as group technical director sales and marketing.

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Cammell Laird Employee Celebrates 60 Years in Ship Repair

Jim Clark, a senior manager at Cammell Laird, has clocking 60 years in the ship repair industry, making him one of the U.K.’s longest serving Chief Estimators.   The 76-year-old chief estimator has delivering more than 11,000 over the course of his career, having worked with maritime brands from Blue Star Line to his current role at Cammell Laird. Since his first job in 1962 he has delivered estimates for ship repair projects worth circa £100 billion ($129.2 billion) in today’s currency.    According to Cammell Laird, Clark also is credited for helping to secure

A 7.5-ton Naval anchor, refurbished by Cammell Laird (Photo: PAL)

New Port Academy Liverpool Unveiled at Grand Opening

provide first class academic, technical training and enrichment courses for students aged from 14 years looking to pursue a career in all areas of the maritime sector. The first students will be welcomed for the start of term in early September 2016.   A 7.5-ton Naval anchor, refurbished by Cammell Laird, was today unveiled at the ceremony as a permanent public marker at the Academy’s entrance to its newly upgraded and customized premises.   The Academy’s location is home to much of the Port of Liverpool’s world famous docks and was the homeport for the legendary Capt

Shulah Jones (Photo: PAL)

New Liverpool Maritime College Launches Memorabilia Appeal

the full spectrum of the maritime sector ‘on-shore, offshore and on-board’ (see notes to editors).   PAL will open later next month during Seafarers Awareness Week and is backed by Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), with support from the Royal Navy, Peel and Cammell Laird, which has donated a 7.5-ton anchor that will be dedicated to seafarers past, present and future.   Special guests at PAL’s opening will include those whose families have played a big part in Bootle’s maritime history such as Capt Patrick Walker, grandson of Capt Johnnie Walker

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