Appledore Clean Maritime Innovation Centre awarded £15.6 million

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has announced £15.6 million of funding from the Levelling Up Fund for the Appledore Clean Maritime Innovation Centre in North Devon which will research green technology and work with local universities and private companies to bring investment and directly create nearly 100 high skilled jobs. The centre, … Read more

First new apprentices join shipyard

Harland & Wolff welcomed five new apprentices to its Appledore shipyard as part of its very first ‘Apprentice Induction Day’ in September 2021. The scheme will run in partnership with Petroc, with apprentices ranging from 16 to 38 years in age, with a mixture of genders. The day enabled the newest recruits to tour the … Read more

New manager for shipyard

Harland & Wolff Appledore has recently welcomed Tom Hart as new general manager. With 30+ years’ experience in project, operations and construction management in the UK and United Arab Emirates, Tom joins Appledore from Dubai-based Drydocks World where he was director of projects and engineering. Tom began his career in the Merchant Navy as a … Read more