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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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DEFENCE INDUSTRY MINISTER MELISSA PRICE MP CAPE CLASS PLATE CUTTING
July 21, 2020
DEFENCE INDUSTRY MINISTER CUTS METAL ON SECOND OF SIX CAPE CLASS PATROL BOATS FOR ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
MEDIA RELEASE 22 JULY 2020 DEFENCE INDUSTRY MINISTER CUTS METAL ON SECOND OF SIX CAPE CLASS PATROL BOATS FOR ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Australia’s Defence Industry Minister, the Honourable Melissa Price MP, officially ‘cut metal’ on the second of...
July 16, 2020
TWO HIGH SPEED TRIMARAN FERRIES TOGETHER HIGHLIGHT AUSTAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGY AND AUSTRALIAN SHIPBUILDING CAPABILITY
MEDIA RELEASE 17 JULY 2020 TWO HIGH SPEED TRIMARAN FERRIES TOGETHER HIGHLIGHT AUSTAL DESIGN TECHNOLOGY AND AUSTRALIAN SHIPBUILDING CAPABILITY Austal Australia has celebrated the company’s success in high-speed trimaran technology and Australian shipbuilding capability following a successful side-...
July 9, 2020
CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES ON AUSTAL'S LARGEST EVER FERRY
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 9 JULY 2020 CONSTRUCTION COMMENCES ON AUSTAL'S LARGEST EVER FERRY Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal Philippines has commenced construction of a newly designed 115 metre high-speed vehicle-passenger catamaran for Danish ferry operator Molslinjen, a...
July 7, 2020
AUSTAL DELIVERS FIRST OF TWO 118 METRE TRIMARANS TO FRED. OLSEN EXPRESS
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 7 JULY 2020 AUSTAL DELIVERS FIRST OF TWO 118 METRE TRIMARANS TO FRED. OLSEN EXPRESS Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce Austal Australia has delivered Hull 394, Bajamar Express, to Fred. Olsen Express at a ceremony held at the Company’s shipyard in Henderson,...
USS Oakland LCS24
June 28, 2020
AUSTAL USA DELIVERS TWELFTH INDEPENDENCE-CLASS LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP TO U.S. NAVY
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 29 JUNE 2020 AUSTAL USA DELIVERS TWELFTH INDEPENDENCE-CLASS LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP TO U.S. NAVY Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal USA has delivered its 12th Independence-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) to the U.S. Navy, from the company’s shipyard in...
June 21, 2020
US Government to invest US$50M in Austal USA shipbuilding and maintenance capacity
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 22 JUNE 2020 US GOVERNMENT TO INVEST US$50M IN AUSTAL USA SHIPBUILDING AND MAINTENANCE CAPACITY Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that the United States Government, Department of Defense (DoD), in support of U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Industrial Base, has announced a...
June 18, 2020
AUSTAL USA AWARDED US$43M LCS CONTRACT MODIFICATION
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 18 JUNE 2020   AUSTAL USA AWARDED US$43M LCS CONTRACT MODIFICATION   Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that the United States Department of Defense has awarded Austal USA a modification to a previously awarded Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) contract. The modification...
June 5, 2020
FIRST OF TWO 118 METRE TRIMARANS FOR FRED. OLSEN EXPRESS COMPLETES SEA TRIALS IN AUSTRALIA
  MEDIA RELEASE 5 JUNE 2020 FIRST OF TWO 118 METRE TRIMARANS FOR FRED. OLSEN EXPRESS COMPLETES SEA TRIALS IN AUSTRALIA The first of two Austal Auto Express 118 trimarans under construction for Fred. Olsen Express of the Canary Islands has completed a rigorous program of sea trials in Western...
June 3, 2020
AUSTAL ANNOUNCES CEO TRANSITION
  COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 3 JUNE 2020 AUSTAL ANNOUNCES CEO TRANSITION John Rothwell, the Chairman of Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB), today announces that its Chief Operating Officer Patrick Gregg will be promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer effective 1 January 2021, following a six...
USS Oakland LCS 24
May 26, 2020
TWELFTH INDEPENDENCE-CLASS LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP - FUTURE USS OAKLAND (LCS 24) - COMPLETES ACCEPTANCE TRIALS
  Company Announcement 26 May 2020 TWELFTH INDEPENDENCE-CLASS LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP - FUTURE USS OAKLAND (LCS 24) - COMPLETES ACCEPTANCE TRIALS Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that the future USS Oakland (LCS 24) has successfully completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico....