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

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May 23, 2017
6TH AUSTAL DESIGNED AND BUILT LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP COMPLETES ACCEPTANCE TRIALS
News Release 23 May 2017 6TH AUSTAL DESIGNED AND BUILT LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP COMPLETES ACCEPTANCE TRIALS Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that the Independence variant Littoral Combat Ship 12 (LCS 12), the future USS Omaha, has successfully completed United States Navy (USN...
May 17, 2017
AUSTAL SUPPORTS THE GOVERNMENT’S NAVAL SHIPBUILDING PLAN FOR A NATIONAL ENDEAVOUR
News Release 17 May 2017 AUSTAL SUPPORTS THE GOVERNMENT’S NAVAL SHIPBUILDING PLAN FOR A NATIONAL ENDEAVOUR   Austal (ASX:ASB) welcomes the release of the Government’s Naval Shipbuilding Plan. The plan builds on the Government’s commitment from the 2016 Defence White Paper to local shipbuilding...
May 14, 2017
AUSTAL NAVAL DESIGN TEAM PASSES THE CENTURY
News Release 15 May 2017 AUSTAL NAVAL DESIGN TEAM PASSES THE CENTURY Austal (ASX:ASB) has welcomed Minister for Employment, Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash, to a ceremony recognising the company’s milestone of employing over 100 people in its world-renowned naval design team. Minister Cash...
May 4, 2017
AUSTAL TO OPEN NEW SHIPBUILDING DESIGN & PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE IN ADELAIDE
  News Release 5 May 2017 AUSTAL TO OPEN NEW SHIPBUILDING DESIGN & PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE IN ADELAIDE   Austal (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new design and project management office in Adelaide, South Australia, to support the company’s expansion into one of...
May 1, 2017
FIRST CAPE CLASS PATROL BOAT FOR ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY OFFICIALLY NAMED CAPE FOURCROY
News Release 1 May 2017 FIRST CAPE CLASS PATROL BOAT FOR ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY OFFICIALLY NAMED CAPE FOURCROY Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) has joined the Royal Australian Navy in celebrating the official naming of the ninth Cape-class patrol boat designed and constructed by Austal, at a ceremony...
April 26, 2017
Austal Cuts Steel On First Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement & Australia's Continuous Naval Shipbuilding Program
Austal (ASX:ASB) today welcomed the Minister for Defence Industries, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, to cut the first steel plate for the first of nineteen Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement (PPB-R) vessels for the Commonwealth of Australia. Austal CEO Mr David Singleton said the plate-cutting was not...
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 24, 2017
Austal Delivers Eighth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF8) To The United States Navy
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the United States Navy (USN) has accepted delivery of USNS Yuma (EPF 8) during a ceremony held aboard the ship at Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, USA. USNS Yuma, named after the City of Yuma, Arizona, is the eighth Expeditionary...
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...

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