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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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October 7, 2014
Austal Delivers Eighth Wind Farm Vessel
  Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce it has delivered its eighth wind farm support vessel to UK-based Turbine Transfers Limited. The contract for the 21 metre catamaran was awarded in August 2013 and valued at approximately £2.3 million (A$3.9 million), with the vessel...
August 19, 2014
Sale of Stock Boat and Customisation Contract Award
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce it has completed the sale of “Austal Hull 270”. Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce it has completed the sale of “Austal Hull 270”, the Company’s 102 metre trimaran stock vessel, for $61.5 million, further enhancing...
April 13, 2014
Austal Delivers First of Three 27m Wind Express Vessels
  The first of three 27 metre Austal wind farm support vessels has successfully completed sea trials at Austal’s Philippine shipyard and is heading to Europe, where it will commence operations for UK operator Turbine Transfers.   Christened Church Bay, the first Wind Express 27 catamaran will...
April 8, 2014
Austal Awarded Contract for Two High Speed Ferries
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) to design and construct two 45 metre high speed catamaran ferries. The contract is valued at approximately $30 million. The high speed ferries will be designed...
January 16, 2014
Austal Hands Over Fuel Efficient, Low Maintenance Catamaran To Long Term Client, Aremiti
Austal Limited is pleased to announce the handover of a 79.8m RoPax Catamaran, the most recent iteration of its enduring Auto Express ferry range, to French Polynesian operator and repeat customer SNC Aremiti Ferry. The vessel arrived in Tahiti just before Christmas and was quickly able to enter...
January 20, 2013
Philippines President visits Austal shipyard in Balamban
  The President of the Republic of the Philippines, Benigno S. Aquino III, visited Austal’s shipyard in Balamban, Cebu last week to formally mark the facility’s opening. President Aquino addresses the assembled guests and Austal staff The event was attended by approximately 300 people, including...
October 17, 2012
Austal Secures Order For More Wind Farm Support Vessels
Reflecting its renewed competitiveness in the international market for small and medium sized commercial vessels, Austal has secured a new contract for the design and construction of three wind farm support vessels. The 27 metre catamarans will be used by UK-based Turbine Transfers to support...
May 17, 2012
First Wind Express Vessels En Route to Europe
  Three recently completed 21 metre Austal wind farm support vessels are heading to Europe, where they will shortly commence operations for UK operator Turbine Transfers. The Wind Express 21 catamarans will be used to transport service crews and equipment to the many offshore wind farms that are...
February 16, 2012
Austal to Commence Production in the Philippines
  Austal has allocated its first shipbuilding project to its recently acquired shipyard in the Philippines. Construction of the vessel will commence in the first quarter of this year, and provide work through to November. Austal acquired the shipyard in the West Cebu Industrial Park in Balamban,...
November 6, 2011
Austal Acquires Philippines Shipyard
  Leading global shipbuilder and defence prime contractor Austal has acquired a shipyard in the Philippines as part of its strategy to regionalise its manufacturing base for commercial vessels.   The $7 million acquisition of the former FBMA Marine shipyard enables Austal to establish...