Birkenhead shipyard Cammell Laird has undertaken considerable work on ‘bespoke environmental’ packages for ferries. The yard docked 24 ferries between 2013 and the beginning of 2014 and also carried out a further 24 afloat repairs for ferry operators. During 2013 Cammell Laird repaired, built and converted almost 250,000gt of ferry and ro-ro ships. Already in 2014 it has docked and repaired ferries of 150,000 gross tons. Ferries worked on include both conventional and high-speed vessels and customers include CalMac, IOM Steam Packet, Irish Ferries, Mersey Ferries, NorthLink Ferries, Orkney Ferries, P&O and Seatruck.
SHIPYARD NEWS: Cammell Laird targets ferries