10 December, 2022

Babcock International’s Rosyth shipyard today has been awarded £45 million to maintain the UK’s fleet of three scientific research vessels – including RRS Sir David Attenborough. The three vessels are involved in some of the most pressing global research across the globe, visiting the polar regions and the depths of tropical oceans.

To find out more, visit the UKRI website.

A large red ship in the ocean which is covered in bits of ice
RRS Sir David Attenborough completes ice trials on its maiden voyage to Antarctica