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Media Releases

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

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BANADEROS EXPRESS
August 20, 2021
Second of Two 118 metre trimarans for Fred. Olsen Express completes sea trials in the Philippines
MEDIA RELEASE 20 AUGUST 2021 Second of Two 118 metre Trimarans for Fred. Olsen Express completes sea trials in the Philippines The second of two Austal Auto Express 118 trimarans constructed for Fred. Olsen Express of the Canary Islands has completed a rigorous program of sea trials in Cebu,...
April 27, 2021
AUSTAL PHILIPPINES LAUNCHES 118 METRE TRIMARAN FOR FRED. OLSEN EXPRESS
MEDIA RELEASE 27 APRIL 2021 AUSTAL PHILIPPINES LAUNCHES 118 METRE TRIMARAN FOR FRED.OLSEN EXPRESS Austal Philippines has successfully launched Hull 395, Bañaderos Express, for Fred. Olsen Express in Balamban, Cebu. The second of two ‘Auto Express 118’ high-speed trimaran ferries ordered by Fred....
BANADEROS EXPRESS
February 18, 2021
AUSTAL PHILIPPINES REACHES MAJOR MILESTONE IN CONSTRUCTION OF 118 METRE TRIMARAN FOR FRED. OLSEN EXPRESS
MEDIA RELEASE 18 FEBRUARY 2021 AUSTAL PHILIPPINES REACHES MAJOR MILESTONE IN CONSTRUCTION OF 118 METRE TRIMARAN FOR FRED. OLSEN EXPRESS Austal Philippines has completed the installation of four waterjets in Hull 395, Bañaderos Express, currently under construction for Fred. Olsen Express in...
July 9, 2020
CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES ON AUSTAL'S LARGEST EVER FERRY
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 9 JULY 2020 CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES ON AUSTAL'S LARGEST EVER FERRY Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal Philippines has commenced construction of a newly designed 115 metre high-speed vehicle-passenger catamaran for Danish ferry operator Molslinjen, a...
Fjord Line FSTR
February 11, 2020
AUSTAL PHILIPPINES LAUNCHES 109 METRE CATAMARAN FERRY – THE LARGEST ALUMINIUM FERRY EVER CONSTRUCTED IN THE PHILIPPINES
MEDIA RELEASE 12 FEBRUARY 2020 AUSTAL PHILIPPINES LAUNCHES 109 METRE CATAMARAN FERRY - THE LARGEST ALUMINIUM FERRY EVER CONSTRUCTED IN THE PHILIPPINES Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal Philippines has successfully launched Hull 419, a 109 metre high-speed catamaran ferry...
July 24, 2019
Austal Philippines Completes USD 20M expansion of Balamban Shipyard
News Release 24 July 2019 Austal Philippines Completes USD 20M expansion of Balamban Shipyard Expanded shipyard trebles production capacity, buoys employment for Filipinos CEBU, PHILIPPINES —Austal Philippines, a regional hub of leading global shipbuilder and defense prime contractor Austal...
May 31, 2019
AUSTAL PARTNERS WITH FRED. OLSEN, S.A. ON NEXT GENERATION MARINELINK SMART TECHNOLOGY ROLLOUT
Media release 21 May 2019 AUSTAL PARTNERS WITH FRED. OLSEN, S.A. ON NEXT GENERATION MARINELINK SMART TECHNOLOGY ROLLOUT AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) and Fred. Olsen, S.A. have partnered for the final testing and rollout of Austal’s next generation MARINELINK-Smart technology. Austal’s MARINELINK is the...
April 29, 2019
AUSTAL DELIVERS SECOND HIGH SPEED CATAMARAN TO BRAVE LINE
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 29 APRIL 2019 AUSTAL DELIVERS SECOND HIGH SPEED CATAMARAN TO BRAVE LINE Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX: ASB) has today delivered the second of two, 50 metre high-speed catamarans to Brave Line under the Company’s first commercial contract award to a Taiwan enterprise. The...
April 16, 2019
AUSTAL CUTS METAL ON SECOND 118M TRIMARAN FOR FRED. OLSEN EXPRESS
MEDIA RELEASE 16 APRIL 2019 AUSTAL CUTS METAL ON SECOND 118M TRIMARAN FOR FRED. OLSEN EXPRESS Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX: ASB) has commenced construction of the second of two 118 metre high-speed passenger trimaran ferries for Fred. Olsen Express in the Company’s Philippines shipyard. The...
December 16, 2016
Austal Wins 56 metre Commercial Ferry Contract
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the company’s sixth new commercial vessel order for 2016, with the award of a €15.47 million (circa A$22million) contract for a high-speed passenger ferry from Förde Reederei Seetouristik (FRS Group) of Germany. The 56 metre catamaran is a...