Northwestern Shiprepairers & Shipbuilders

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Northwestern Shiprepairers & Shipbuilders
Industry Shipbuilding
Fate Name change
Successor Cammell Laird
Founded 2001
Defunct 2008
Headquarters Birkenhead, UK
Key people
John Syvret, (Chairman)

Northwestern Shiprepairers & Shipbuilders was a British shiprepair company based in Birkenhead on the River Mersey.


The Company was founded by John Syvret, a former Cammell Laird manager, in 2001.[1] In 2002 50% of the business was sold to Mersey Docks & Harbour Co. in exchange for the use of their dry docks.[1] Then in 2005 the Company acquired the former Cammell Laird yard at Birkenhead from A&P Group.[2] In June 2008 the Company won an order to maintain 11 Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships.[3]

Having acquired the rights to the use of the Cammell Laird name,[4] in November 2008 the Company changed its name to Cammell Laird Shiprepairers and Shipbuilders Ltd.[1]