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Australia’s capability in commercial shipbuilding and services

20 Feb 2018

Today, Australia’s maritime industry is renowned for its innovation and flexibility, with the appetite and ability to tackle unique challenges. Australian designs, manufacturing processes and concepts reflect a technologically-forward and outwardly-focused industry.

Australian commercial marine companies are advanced, experienced and offer worldclass safety and manufacturing standards. Australian engineers and designers are highly trained and adaptable, and offer innovative solutions to complex problems.

The results of these abilities are vessels that are winning international awards for both quality and effectiveness.

The industry offers leading-edge capabilities from design to manufacturing, supported by in-country

fabricators, outfitters and component/systems manufacturers. The combined capability ranges from small tourism and work boats through to the world’s fastest ships.

Australia is continuing to see investment in the marine sector, and there are a healthy number of designers, shipbuilders, refit and repair yards and equipment suppliers with capabilities to contribute to this growing sector.

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