Shipbuilding firms chosen for Fleet Solid Support competition

John Syvret
A syndicate of British firms, along with four international shipbuilding companies, have been selected to compete for the Fleet Solid Support ships contract, Defence Minister Stuart Andrew has announced. The syndicate includes Birkenhead-based shipyard Cammell Laird, and BAE Systems, which operates a substantial marine operation in Barrow-in-Furness. The crucial vessels, which will deliver ammunition, food and supplies to UK forces across the globe, will work alongside the Royal Navy’s fleet of warships and will be an importan... For the full story register now for free or login below...