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Titanic shipyard in Northern Ireland calls in administrators : Titanic shipyard in Northern Ireland calls in administrators

Aug 05, 2019 - The Canadian Press

LONDON - The Belfast shipyard that built the Titanic has called in administrators after last-ditch efforts failed to rescue a company that had once typified Britain's industrial might.

Harland and Wolff appointed BDO as administrators after its Norwegian parent company, Dolphin Drilling, failed to find a buyer, union officials said. An insolvency hearing is set for Tuesday.

The shipyard was best known for constructing the doomed White Star liner, Titanic, which sank on its maiden tra...