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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 27, 2017
Austal Delivering To Full Year Guidance With Major Contract Opportunities
Summary: Revenue of $649.2 million (FY2016 H1: $747.4 million) Underlying EBIT of $31.2m after excluding arbitration settlement related to 7-year-old claim. Headline EBIT of $18.1 million (FY2016 H1: $29.0 million) Net profit after tax of $9.3 million (FY2016 H1: $16.8 million) Earnings growth...
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 13, 2017
Austal Celebrates The Christening Of Future USS Tulsa (LCS 16)
Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal USA has hosted the christening of the future USS Tulsa, the 8thIndependence variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) designed and constructed for the United States Navy (USN). Former Mayor of Tulsa and current Chief of Economic Development for...
February 9, 2017
Austal's Expeditionary Fast Transport 8 (EPF 8) Completes Acceptance Trials
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Expeditionary Fast Transport 8 (EPF 8), USNS Yuma has successfully completed U.S. Navy acceptance trials. The acceptance trials, conducted by the US Navy in the Gulf of Mexico, are the last significant milestone before delivery and...
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-...
February 1, 2017
Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne highlights Austal’s Supplier Engagement in Cairns
Defence jobs for Cairns the focus of Austal industry engagement Growing defence industry Jobs in Cairns through the Turnbull Government's commitment to sustain up to 21 new Pacific Patrol Boats in the city will be the focus of engagement workshops to be held by shipbuilder Austal on Thursday. Ahead...
December 26, 2016
Austal Delivers Littoral Combat Ship 10 to US Navy
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the future USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) has been delivered to the United States Navy (USN) during a ceremony held aboard the ship at Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The future USS Gabrielle Giffords is the fifth Independence-...

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