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January 6, 2019
LCS SUPPORT EXPANSION
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 23 DECEMBER 2018 LCS SUPPORT EXPANSION AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) received an award from the United States Department of Defense for US$21,070,175.for support activities on the Littoral Combat Ship program on 23 December 2018. Austal will be the Prime Contractor for undertaking a dry...
December 16, 2018
AUSTAL EXPORT OPPORTUNITY SUPPORTED BY AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT FINANCING
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 17 DECEMBER 2018 AUSTAL EXPORT OPPORTUNITY SUPPORTED BY AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT FINANCING AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) is pleased to announce that the Commonwealth of Australia, through the Defence Export Facility, has made available a loan facility, of up to AU$80 million, to support the...
December 16, 2018
AUSTAL AWARDED LCS 36 AND 38
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 16 DECEMBER 2018 AUSTAL AWARDED LCS 36 AND 38 AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) is pleased to announce that the United States Department of Defence has awarded Austal USA a contract to build two additional Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) for the US Navy fleet. This brings the total of new LCS...
December 3, 2018
U.S. NAVY CONTRACTS AUSTAL TO ORDER MATERIALS FOR EPF 14
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 4 DECEMBER 2018 U.S. NAVY CONTRACTS AUSTAL TO ORDER MATERIALS FOR EPF 14   AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) today announced Austal USA has been awarded a US$40,369,095 million (AU$54.9 million) order to fund the procurement of long lead-time materials for the construction of a 103-meter...
December 3, 2018
AUSTAL TO BUILD NEW 94M HIGH SPEED CATAMARAN FERRY
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 4 DECEMBER 2018 AUSTAL TO BUILD NEW 94M HIGH SPEED CATAMARAN FERRY AUSTAL (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce it has entered into a circa AU$97,700,000 million contract with the National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCO) which is owned by the Government of the...
December 2, 2018
AUSTAL CUTS METAL ON NEXT GENERATION 83 METER TRIMARAN FOR JR KYUSHU JET FERRY OF JAPAN
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 2 DECEMBER 2018 AUSTAL CUTS METAL ON NEXT GENERATION 83 METER TRIMARAN FOR JR KYUSHU JET FERRY OF JAPAN AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) has commenced construction on a next generation 83 meter trimaran ferry for JR Kyushu of Japan at its shipyard in Western Australia. This trimaran vessel...
November 30, 2018
AUSTAL DELIVERS FIRST GUARDIAN CLASS PATROL BOAT
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 30 NOVEMBER 2018 AUSTAL DELIVERS FIRST GUARDIAN CLASS PATROL BOAT AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) today delivered the first Guardian Class Patrol Boat (GCPB) to the Australian Department of Defence and then in a handover ceremony, presented the vessel to the Papua New Guinea (PNG)...
November 15, 2018
AUSTAL DELIVERS EXPEDITIONARY FAST TRANSPORT THE USNS BURLINGTON (EPF 10) TO U.S. NAVY
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 15 NOVEMBER 2018 AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) today announced that its American subsidiary, Austal USA has delivered the Expeditionary Fast Transport ship, the USNS Burlington (EPF 10) to the United States Navy. This is the tenth ship delivered as part of a US$1.9 billion contract for...
October 29, 2018
AUSTAL SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHES 109M HIGH SPEED CATAMARAN FOR MOLSLINJEN OF DENMARK
  MEDIA RELEASE 29 OCTOBER 2018 AUSTAL (ASX:ASB) operations in Henderson, Western Australia has successfully launched the Auto Express 109m high-speed vehicle/passenger ferry ‘Express 4’  for Molslinjen (OMX:MOLS) of Denmark. This major project milestone involved the vessel being launched into the...
EPF 13
October 18, 2018
U.S. NAVY CONTRACTS AUSTAL TO ORDER MATERIALS FOR EPF 13
  COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 19 OCTOBER 2018 U.S. NAVY CONTRACTS AUSTAL TO ORDER MATERIALS FOR EPF 13 AUSTAL (ASX: ASB) today announced Austal USA has been awarded a US$57,854,366 million order to fund the procurement of long lead-time materials for the construction of a 103-meter Expeditionary Fast...