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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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December 26, 2016
Austal Delivers Littoral Combat Ship 10 to US Navy
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the future USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) has been delivered to the United States Navy (USN) during a ceremony held aboard the ship at Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The future USS Gabrielle Giffords is the fifth Independence-...
December 16, 2016
Austal Wins 56 metre Commercial Ferry Contract
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the company’s sixth new commercial vessel order for 2016, with the award of a €15.47 million (circa A$22million) contract for a high-speed passenger ferry from Förde Reederei Seetouristik (FRS Group) of Germany. The 56 metre catamaran is a...
December 8, 2016
Austal Rolls Out First Cape Class Patrol Boat For Royal Australian Navy
Austal (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the successful roll out prior to launch of Hull 380, the ninth Cape-class patrol boat designed and constructed by Austal and the first of two to be delivered to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) in 2017. Australian Defence Industry Minister, The Hon....
November 24, 2016
Austal's Littoral Combat Ship 10 Completes Acceptance Trials
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Littoral Combat Ship 10 (LCS 10), the future USS Gabrielle Giffords, successfully completed U.S. Navy acceptance trials on November 18, 2016. The trials, the last significant milestone before delivery, were undertaken in the Gulf of...
November 15, 2016
Austal Delivers High Speed Offshore Crew Transfer Vessel
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce it has delivered its second high speed crew transfer vessel this year, to Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO). The 57.6-metre, all-aluminium catamaran was designed by Incat Crowther and constructed by Austal’s shipyard in the Philippines. It is the...
October 31, 2016
Austal Wins Two WA Industry Export Awards
Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal Australia’s strong export success in FY2016 has been recognised by the Export Council of Australia with the awarding of two Western Australian Industry & Export Awards. Austal Australia, the Australian shipbuilder bidding for the...
October 19, 2016
Austal's Global Support Business Continues To Grow With New LCS 10 Post Shakedown Availability Contract
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the U.S. Navy has awarded a contract to Austal USA, to provide engineering and management services support of the Post Shakedown Availability for Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10). The US$12 million...
October 13, 2016
Austal Welcomes News Of Independence Variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS4) Arrival Into US 7th Fleet
Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) has welcomed news of USS Coronado (LCS 4), an Independence variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) designed and constructed by Austal, entering the US 7th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) last week. The forward deployment of USS Coronado is the first overseas deployment by an...
October 12, 2016
Austal Australia Announced As A Finalist For The 2016 WA Industry And Export Awards
Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal Australia’s strong export success has been formally recognised by the Export Council of Australia and West Australian Minister for Commerce, The Hon. Michael Mischin MLC with the announcement of the finalists for the 2016 WA Industry and...
October 10, 2016
Austal Awarded Armidale Class Patrol Boat Remediation Work
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal Australia will deliver  an important mid-life remediation program to the Royal Australian Navy’s Armidale Class Patrol Boat (ACPB) fleet. Austal will undertake a number of hull remediation and configuration changes as well as...

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