Commercial Marine

As the largest commercial ship repair and conversion specialists in the UK, A&P and Cammell Laird offer an extensive portfolio of services to ship owners, in the UK and abroad.

APCL offers ship repair services including: dry docking, voyage repairs, major refits and conversions; fabrication of parts; vessel mobilisation and demobilisation as well as refits, modifications and upgrades for ferries, ro-ros, jack-up vessels, tugs and survey vessels.

With a highly skilled workforce including naval architects, designers and specialist fabricators as well as extensive, well-equipped facilities across the UK, APCL has an unfaltering commitment to quality driven engineering excellence.

All work is carried out under rigorous compliance with our integrated Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental management systems.


A&P, A&P Australia and Cammell Laird are global leaders in the maritime defence sector.

Our defence division provides ship building, ship repair, conversion and fabrications services to the Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Royal Australian Navy , overseas navies and tier one supply chain.

APCL Defence enables customers to benefit from our commercial expertise, agile delivery and collaborative approach.

Our defence division draws upon our location, infrastructure, facilities and skilled workforce, which includes project management, specialist engineering capabilities, design services and specialist fabricators.

Our agile, commercial approach yields significant financial savings for our defence customers with projects being completed on time and to budget.

  • In-Service Support (ISS) of warships and auxiliaries in the UK and overseas.
  • Ship repair, refit and conversion,
  • Reactivation and conversion of warships and auxiliaries.
  • Block build of warships, auxiliaries and submarines.


APCL - Centres Of Excellence For The Offshore and Floating Offshore Wind Sectors

A&P Group and Cammell Laird have a proud history of providing quality driven engineering solutions. With far reaching capabilities from three UK locations, today A&P and Cammell Laird are deploying its transferable skills, expertise and commercial agility to provide the offshore wind and floating offshore sectors with all the precision skills needed to sustain their operations here in UK waters and beyond.

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