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  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leading defence prime contractor Austal, and leading repair, conversion and maintenance shipyard Sembawang Shipyard Pte. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, Singapore), have entered into a strategic partnership to provide market-leading sustainment capability to the US Navy. Austal and Sembawang Shipyard believe the partnership provides an important resource to the US Navy and other defence […]

  • 10 December 2012

    Austal has announced the award of a Fleet Maintenance Services contract by the Sultanate of Oman’s National Ferries Company (NFC). The award of this contract follows a successful competitive tender. Austal had previously held a three-year Vessel Maintenance Services Agreement which concluded in October this year. Under this new 12-month contract, Austal will support and […]

  • 11 August 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Austal, the world’s largest aluminium shipbuilder, has confirmed its participation in the forthcoming Ausmarine 2010 exhibition, to be held in Perth between November 23 and 25.

  • 17 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Austal has allocated its first shipbuilding project to its recently acquired shipyard in the Philippines. Construction of the vessel will commence in the first quarter of this year, and provide work through to November. Austal acquired the shipyard in the West Cebu Industrial Park in Balamban, Cebu in November last year as part of a […]

  • 4 October 2012

    Recognising the growing significance of Asia Pacific to United States and Australian defence forces, Austal has entered into agreements to substantially expand its capability in Darwin, Australia through the acquisition of Hydraulink NT and its associated business KM Engineering (HKME). HKME is a leading engineering service provider in northern Australia with well-established operations supporting the […]

  • 30 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Austal has announced the mooring of the US Navy’s Research Vessel ROGER REVELLE (AGOR 24) at its Marine Support Base in Henderson, Western Australia. Owned by the US Office of Naval Research and operated by the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, the 274 foot (84 meter) ship is pierside for maintenance and crew change out. Austal […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Austal has moored the US Navy’s Research Vessel ROGER REVELLE (AGOR 24) at its Marine Support Base in Henderson, Western Australia. Owned by the US Office of Naval Research and operated by the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, the 274 foot (84 meter) ship is pierside for maintenance and crew change out. Austal Chief Operating Officer […]

  • 22 January 2013

    Leading defence prime contractor Austal, and leading repair, conversion and maintenance shipyard Sembawang Shipyard Pte. Ltd. (a subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, Singapore), have entered into a strategic partnership to provide market-leading sustainment capability to the US Navy. Austal and Sembawang Shipyard believe the partnership provides an important resource to the US Navy and other defence […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Austal has started expansion works at its commercial shipbuilding facilities in Western Australia and Asia.

  • 1 April 2010

    Austal confirms an unconditional contract has been signed with Oman’s National Ferries Company (NFC) for the maintenance of seven large high-speed craft. The contract requires Austal deliver vessel maintenance services for NFC’s five high speed ferries and two Oman Coast Guard rescue boats, co-managed by NFC, for a period of up to five years. Work […]

  • 14 May 2013

    The first of Austal’s revolutionary TRI SWATH wind farm support vessels has arrived in Europe. The 27 metre Cable Bay was built for Turbine Transfers at Austal’s shipyard in the Philippines. The vessel was offloaded in Southampton, with the process and handover to the owner overseen by technical staff from Austal’s UK office. Austal says […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Austal held a keel-laying ceremony today for the third Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) – Jackson (LCS 6), one of five Austal-designed 127-metre US Navy Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ships under contract with the US Navy. Dr. Katherine Holmes Cochran, the ship’s sponsor, was present to weld her initials onto the keel plate as the Keel […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Austal has allocated its first shipbuilding project to its recently acquired shipyard in the Philippines. Construction of the vessel will commence in the first quarter of this year, and provide work through to November. Austal acquired the shipyard in the West Cebu Industrial Park in Balamban, Cebu in November last year as part of a […]

  • 13 December 2012

    Austal USA announced the promotion of Craig Perciavalle to President, Austal USA.  “I am pleased to see Craig Perciavalle take the helm,” said Austal USA Chairman Rear Admiral Dugan Shipway. “He is a true American shipbuilder who will deliver on our existing naval contracts.” Mr. Perciavalle is currently serving as Senior Vice President of Operations. […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Austal held a keel-laying ceremony yesterday for the third Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) – Jackson (LCS 6), one of five Austal-designed 127-metre US Navy Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ships under contract with the US Navy. Dr. Katherine Holmes Cochran, the ship’s sponsor, was present to weld her initials onto the keel plate as the Keel […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Michael Little has joined Austal as Regional Service Manager – Asia. Based in Singapore, Mr. Little will be responsible for Austal’s support offering in Singapore, Hong Kong and the Philippines and for developing relationships in the broader region. Mr. Little has considerable experience in the Asia-Pacific ship repair industry and direct expertise supporting US Navy […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Austal Limited has been awarded a contract from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to design and construct two 45 metre high speed catamaran ferries. The contract is valued at approximately $30 million. The high speed ferries will be designed and constructed at Austal’s Philippines shipyard. Construction will commence in the current quarter, with both […]

  • 8 November 2011

    Leading global shipbuilder and defence prime contractor Austal has acquired a shipyard in the Philippines as part of its strategy to regionalise its manufacturing base for commercial vessels. The $7 million acquisition of the former FBMA Marine shipyard enables Austal to establish shipbuilding operations at the West Cebu Industrial Park at Balamban, in the province […]

  • 1 July 2011

    Austal Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Bellamy, recently met with and addressed influential political and business leaders in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, discussing Austal’s plans for growth in the Caribbean region. During his visit, Mr Bellamy met with the Trinidad and Tobago Minister for Trade, the Honourable Stephen Cadiz, along with the Australian High […]

  • 1 July 2011

    The U.S. Navy has exercised contract options funding the construction of the sixth and seventh Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), as part of a ten-vessel program potentially worth over US$1.6 billion. The construction contract for both vessels is valued at approximately US$313 million. Austal Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Bellamy, noted that this contract demonstrates the […]

  • 21 January 2013

    The President of the Republic of the Philippines, Benigno S. Aquino III, visited Austal’s shipyard in Balamban, Cebu last week to formally mark the facility’s opening. The event was attended by approximately 300 people, including Austal management and employees, local officials and other guests including Philippine Transportations and Communications Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya, Interior and […]

  • 9 September 2011

    Following the launch of Austal’s Wind Express series last year, Austal announces the award of a contract for three purpose-built 21 metre offshore support vessels for Holyhead-based Turbine Transfers Ltd. While Austal had been working with Turbine Transfers for some time to develop a customised wind farm vessel solution, Seawork helped to develop the relationship […]