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Defence invests $110m in undersea support vessel for future ops

The Australian Government announced that it has procured a dedicated Undersea Support Vessel for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in a push to enhance maritime capability.

Austal launches largest ferry built at its Philippines shipyard

Shipbuilder Austal Philippines has delivered the 115-metre, high-speed vehicle-passenger ferry Express 5, the largest ferry constructed by an Austal shipyard.

Industry calls for skills training programs to build Australia’s nuclear submarine capability

Industry representatives have highlighted the significance of establishing specialist training programs that would supply skilled workers to build Australia’s nuclear submarine capability following the $368 billion AUKUS deal this week. 

Thales Australia, ORBIS establish maritime sustainment partnership for RAN

Thales Australia has ventured into a partnership with US Navy Industrial partner ORBIS Sibro to advance maritime sustainment operations in support of the Royal Australian Navy at Fleet Base East, Garden Island, Sydney. 

Australian government extends WAMA alliance’s shipbuilding contract

A warship alliance involving BAE Systems Australia has secured a contract extension with the Australian government, securing the future of critical ship management capability. 

Austal delivers 4th Cape-Class Patrol Boat to Australian Navy

Austal Australia has completed the fourth delivery of Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boats (ECCPBs) to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). 

Australian-UK advanced manufacturing collaboration to enhance shipbuilding processes

Australian and UK researchers have signed an agreement aimed at boosting opportunities to collaborate on advanced modern manufacturing methods that could be incorporated into ongoing shipbuilding and marine operations from both hemispheres. 

Government awards three Aussie businesses with $2M in sovereign manufacturing grants

To reinforce sovereign manufacturing goals, the Morrison Government has awarded three small Australian manufacturing businesses more than $2 million in support under the latest...

Shipbuilders Luerssen and Civmec commence fourth navy ship project

Luerssen Australia and Civmec are set to build its fourth Royal Australian Navy offshore patrol vessel (OVP) in an effort to support Australia's historic...

Austal to purchase additional land and facilities in Mobile

Austal has entered into a conditional agreement to purchase additional waterside land, buildings and dry dock in Mobile, Alabama. The news follows its announcement...

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