"£1.25bn Navy deal for five frigates seen as "a lifeline" for shipyard"

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Cited in Belfast Telegraph article assessing impact of the successful bid of the Babcock-led consortium (including H&W) for MOD order


"Senior economist Dr Esmond Birnie of Ulster University said: "Going back to the middle of the last century H&W had a long history of constructing naval vesels, but in recent years missed out on being part of hte group which built two aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy.

H&W would provide the fabricated steel for the five ships..."

Period13 Sept 2019

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  • H&W, Harland and Wolff, shipyard, Belfast, Northern Ireland, shipbuilding, naval