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Austal is a global shipbuilder and prime defence contractor, providing ship design, construction and support (sustainment) services to major naval, government and commercial clients located around the world. Austal has delivered over 260 ships, over more than 28 years and continues to grow with major contracts to supply advanced naval vessels such as the Littoral Combat Ship and Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) for the US Navy.

As a quality certified manufacturer, Austal seeks out and procures the best value, highest quality, fit for purpose material and components, products and services – from the world’s best suppliers - to deliver the best possible ships, systems and support to our clients.

Austal’s primary shipbuilding Operations are located in:

In addition, Austal Australia maintains ship sustainment and service centres in a number of locations across Australia and the Middle East.

Each area of Operations manages their own purchasing and procurement functions, according to their individual business requirements and manufacturing contracts.

Becoming an Austal Supplier

To register your interest in becoming a supplier to Austal please contact the relevant area of Operation’s Purchasing Department directly and advise your capabilities.


Tenders for the supply of specific goods and services at each location are managed by local Operations and their Purchasing Departments. Information on local tenders and/or procurement contracts is posted by and made available by each Operation’s Purchasing Departments.

Suppliers are welcome to subscribe to any or all of Austal’s Operation’s tender mailing lists - to receive information on new tenders, as they are announced. If you would like to receive information about upcoming tenders and contracts, please contact the respective Operations’ Purchasing Department via email, indicating the categories of goods and services you are interested in supplying.

Purchasing Terms and Conditions

Reflecting the diverse local economies in which Austal operates, our purchasing terms and conditions policies and contract documentation varies between each area of Operations. It is recommended that current and prospective Suppliers familiarise themselves with Austal’s Purchasing Terms and Conditions, applicable to each area of Operations, prior to supplying goods and services to Austal.

To register your interest in supplying goods and/or services to Austal, please contact the relevant Operations and advise your capabilities - contact details are available here

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