Cape St George for Australian Border Force

Cairns Service Centre

Austal Australia’s Cairns Service Centre provides Through-Life Capability Management (TLCM) and in-service support of marine assets, including the Cape Class Patrol Boat (CCPB) fleet operated by the Australian Border Force (ABF).

Austal Australia’s skilled engineering team offers specialist marine engineering and vessel maintenance support services, utilising our extensive (global) Technical Support Network and drawing upon our design expertise from Austal Australia’s Henderson Defence Centre.

The engineering team has extensive experience with ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements and standards such as the Marine Technical Regulatory System (MTRS) and the Navy Technical Regulatory System (NTRS). Compliance to these regulatory frameworks ensures that the technical integrity of vessels is maintained throughout the product lifecycle, whilst optimising whole of system life costs.

Austal Australia’s Cairns Service Centre provides a variety of engineering support services including:

  • Engineering Management and Governance;
  • Configuration Management and Control;
  • Engineering Change Development and Implementation;
  • Maintenance Management;
  • Risk Management and Assessment;
  • Engineering and Technical Investigations; and
  • Condition Monitoring Management.

Northern Australia Capability Statement