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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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April 26, 2017
Austal Cuts Steel On First Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement & Australia's Continuous Naval Shipbuilding Program
Austal (ASX:ASB) today welcomed the Minister for Defence Industries, the Hon. Christopher Pyne MP, to cut the first steel plate for the first of nineteen Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement (PPB-R) vessels for the Commonwealth of Australia. Austal CEO Mr David Singleton said the plate-cutting was not...
April 26, 2017
Austal Commences Construction Of 109 Metre High Speed Ferry For Molslinjen Of Denmark
Austal (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the start of construction of the 109 metre high-speed catamaran ferry ‘Express 4’ for Molslinjen (OMX:MOLS) of Denmark, with the first plate-cutting conducted at Austal’s shipyard in Western Australia. Molslinjen Chairman, Frantz Palludan officially...
April 24, 2017
Cape Vessel Delivered To Navy Marking The 73rd Patrol Boat Built By Austal
Austal (ASX:ASB) is pleased to advise that the first of two Cape-class Patrol Boats for the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Defence Vessel (ADV) Cape Fourcroy, has been delivered from the company’s Henderson shipyard in Western Australia. The two 58 metre patrol vessels are to be chartered...
April 24, 2017
Austal Delivers Eighth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF8) To The United States Navy
Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the United States Navy (USN) has accepted delivery of USNS Yuma (EPF 8) during a ceremony held aboard the ship at Austal USA’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama, USA. USNS Yuma, named after the City of Yuma, Arizona, is the eighth Expeditionary...
April 7, 2017
Austal Australia Welcomes Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) has welcomed Australia’s Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, The Hon. Peter Dutton MP to the company’s Henderson, Western Australia shipyard. Joined by Senator Linda Reynolds CSC, Senator Dr Chris Back, and Air Vice-Marshal Stephen Osborne CSC, Minister Dutton...
March 8, 2017
Defence Industry Minister Opens Austal's New Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement Shipbuilding Facility
Austal (ASX: ASB) has welcomed Australian Defence Industry Minister The Hon. Christopher Pyne MP to officially open the company’s new Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement (PPB-R) Shipbuilding Facility in Naval Base, Western Australia and herald the commencement of Austal’s steel naval shipbuilding...
February 27, 2017
Austal Delivering To Full Year Guidance With Major Contract Opportunities
Summary: Revenue of $649.2 million (FY2016 H1: $747.4 million) Underlying EBIT of $31.2m after excluding arbitration settlement related to 7-year-old claim. Headline EBIT of $18.1 million (FY2016 H1: $29.0 million) Net profit after tax of $9.3 million (FY2016 H1: $16.8 million) Earnings growth...
February 24, 2017
Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement Project On Schedule As Austal Completes Detailed Design Review
Austal (ASX:ASB) is pleased to advise that the Detailed Design Review (DDR) for the A$306 million Pacific Patrol Boat Replacement (PPB-R) Project has been successfully completed on time and in accordance with the contracted schedule. A key element of the Commonwealth’s continuous naval shipbuilding...
February 20, 2017
Austal Australia To Employ 100 New Apprentices In The Next Seven Months
Austal (ASX:ASB), the Australian shipbuilder, will recruit and employ more than 100 new apprentices in the next seven months, as it increases its workforce to build new defence and commercial vessels for export and domestic customers. The new positions will triple the number of apprenticeships...
February 13, 2017
Austal Celebrates The Christening Of Future USS Tulsa (LCS 16)
Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal USA has hosted the christening of the future USS Tulsa, the 8thIndependence variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) designed and constructed for the United States Navy (USN). Former Mayor of Tulsa and current Chief of Economic Development for...

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