Opening on October 8, PACIFIC 2019 is the largest event in the 20-year history of the maritime expo. Providing a platform for engagement between industry, defence, government, and academia, the event comprises industry and defence conference program, business to business and business to government networking, and an international industry exhibition. 622 exhibitor organisations, from 22 … Continue reading PACIFIC 2019 largest yet
As a result of the Australian government’s Arafura Class offshore patrol vessels, a German and a French defence manufacturing firms have opened a new heating and air conditioning facility in South Australia. The Noske-Kaesar and ENGIE Axima site will produce air conditioning and ventilation systems for the offshore patrol vessels. The facility will employ seven … Continue reading Naval heating and air conditioning facility opens in SA
The University of Adelaide has redesigned their Masters of Marine Engineering (MME) program and are now conducting classes for post-graduate students. Offered by the School of Mechanical Engineering, at the University of Adelaide, the course prepares students for careers in submarine design, project management, and the supply chains to support marine engineering. The program was … Continue reading Students prepared for submarine manufacturing
Smart maritime defence systems manufacturers are getting a boost from the NSW government ahead of PACIFIC 2019. The international maritime exposition will bring defence and marine technology enterprises to Sydney in October and the NSW government is hoping that its support will allow local businesses to close sales with overseas companies and representatives. “NSW defence … Continue reading NSW government supports marine manufacturers for PACIFIC 2019
From 2019 until 2021, the PACIFIC International Maritime Expo will be held in Sydney. The expo is one of the largest defence and maritime industry events in the world, and the NSW government will assist local manufacturers to connect with international markets at the event, according to Minister for Trade and Industry John Barilaro. “NSW … Continue reading NSW government looking to support naval manufacturers at Maritime Expo
Austal USA has been awarded a US$57.8 million (AUD$81 million) order to fund the procurement of long lead-time materials for the construction of a 103-metre Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel, the thirteenth ordered by the US navy from Austal. The long lead-time materials for the additional vessel will include diesel engines, water jets and reduction … Continue reading Austal awarded materials contract by US Navy for EPF vessel
Naval Group has partnered with Science Alive!, one of the country’s largest single interactive science exhibitions to inspire, excite and encourage Australians to pursue pathways in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Naval Group will be a platinum sponsor over the next three years and will have a large stand presence at this year’s Science … Continue reading Naval Group partners with Science Alive! to inspire the next generation
The Ai Group Defence Council Australian says that the local industry has the capability, capacity and determination to meet the Naval Shipbuilding Plan challenge. The Council called for greater recognition of these local capabilities, as well as a more considered debate focussing on a national approach to further building that capability and delivering outcomes. “Australia’s … Continue reading Australia highly capable of meeting Naval Shipbuilding Plan challenge: Ai Group
There are reports today of a 22,400-page leak of details on submarines designed by DCNS – which will design Australia’s upcoming submarines – for the Indian navy.
New defence industry minister Christopher Pyne has said he is determined to see defence projects run on time and deliver maximum spillover benefits within the Australian industry.
A Productivity Commission review criticising the decision to build submarines locally has been disputed by the SA government, Australian Industry Group and others.
New defence industry minister Christopher Pyne visited shipyards at Western Australia yesterday, dismissing suggestions he was focussed on winning shipbuilding work from the state for his home state of South Australia.