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For all the latest information on Austal Australia operations and activity, we invite you to review these latest Media Releases.

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April 26, 2017
Austal Commences Construction Of 109 Metre High Speed Ferry For Molslinjen Of Denmark
Austal (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the start of construction of the 109 metre high-speed catamaran ferry ‘Express 4’ for Molslinjen (OMX:MOLS) of Denmark, with the first plate-cutting conducted at Austal’s shipyard in Western Australia. Molslinjen Chairman, Frantz Palludan officially...
April 24, 2017
Cape Vessel Delivered To Navy Marking The 73rd Patrol Boat Built By Austal
Austal (ASX:ASB) is pleased to advise that the first of two Cape-class Patrol Boats for the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Cape Fourcroy, has been delivered from the company’s Henderson shipyard in Western Australia. The two 58 metre patrol vessels are to be chartered...
April 7, 2017
Austal Australia Welcomes Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) has welcomed Australia’s Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, The Hon. Peter Dutton MP to the company’s Henderson, Western Australia shipyard. Joined by Senator Linda Reynolds CSC, Senator Dr Chris Back, and Air Vice-Marshal Stephen Osborne CSC, Minister Dutton...
March 8, 2017
Defence Industry Minister Opens Austal's New Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement Shipbuilding Facility
Austal (ASX: ASB) has welcomed Australian Defence Industry Minister The Hon. Christopher Pyne MP to officially open the company’s new Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement (PPB-R) Shipbuilding Facility in Naval Base, Western Australia and herald the commencement of Austal’s steel naval shipbuilding...
February 24, 2017
Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement Project On Schedule As Austal Completes Detailed Design Review
Austal (ASX:ASB) is pleased to advise that the Detailed Design Review (DDR) for the A$306 million Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement (PPB-R) Project has been successfully completed on time and in accordance with the contracted schedule. A key element of the Commonwealth’s continuous naval shipbuilding...
February 20, 2017
Austal Australia To Employ 100 New Apprentices In The Next Seven Months
Austal (ASX:ASB), the Australian shipbuilder, will recruit and employ more than 100 new apprentices in the next seven months, as it increases its workforce to build new defence and commercial vessels for export and domestic customers. The new positions will triple the number of apprenticeships...
February 2, 2017
Austal Engages Cairns Businesses To Highlight Vessel Sustainment Opportunities
As part of the company’s ongoing engagement of Australian suppliers in the delivery of vessel sustainment services around Australia, Australia’s defence shipbuilder Austal (ASX:ASB) is holding information sessions in Cairns, Queensland, to highlight local supply opportunities relating to the Cape-...
December 8, 2016
Austal Rolls Out First Cape Class Patrol Boat For Royal Australian Navy
Austal (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the successful roll out prior to launch of Hull 380, the ninth Cape-class patrol boat designed and constructed by Austal and the first of two to be delivered to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) in 2017. Australian Defence Industry Minister, The Hon....
October 12, 2016
Austal Australia Announced As A Finalist For The 2016 WA Industry And Export Awards
Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal Australia’s strong export success has been formally recognised by the Export Council of Australia and West Australian Minister for Commerce, The Hon. Michael Mischin MLC with the announcement of the finalists for the 2016 WA Industry and...
September 14, 2016
Austal Delivers Third-Party-Designed 70 metre Vessel To Azerbaijan
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the on-time, on-specification and on-budget delivery of the Incat-Crowther designed ‘Offshore Express 70’ large crew transfer vessel, Rashid Behbudov, to Caspian Marine Services Limited (CMS) of Azerbaijan. Austal has delivered yet another...