Royal Fleet Auxiliary

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 24th April 2018.

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Photo of Luke Pollard Luke Pollard Labour/Co-operative, Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, which (a) UK and (b) international shipbuilders participated in his Department’s market engagement exercise to procure fleet solid support ships for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

Photo of Guto Bebb Guto Bebb The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

A total of seven shipbuilders have participated in the Fleet Solid Support ship market engagement activity with the Ministry of Defence. Discussions were held with Babcock International and Cammell Laird from the UK, and with international shipbuilders Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering, Damen, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Fincantieri and Navantia. These non-binding, informal meetings have discussed various technical and financial aspects of the project.

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