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Media Releases

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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Austal Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boat
February 22, 2024
Austal Australia awarded contract for two additional Evolved Cape-class Patrol Boats for Royal Australian Navy
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 22 FEBRUARY 2024 AUSTAL AUSTRALIA AWARDED CONTRACT FOR TWO ADDITIONAL EVOLVED CAPE-CLASS PATROL BOATS FOR ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that Austal Australia has been awarded a contract extension for the construction of two additional...
February 20, 2024
Austal welcomes the findings of the Surface Fleet Review
MEDIA RELEASE 21 FEBRUARY 2024 AUSTAL WELCOMES THE FINDINGS OF THE SURFACE FLEET REVIEW Austal welcomes the findings of the Surface Fleet Review and the Australian Government ’s response to it. It provides a very clear pathway to increase the Royal Australian Navy’s vessel capability in areas...
February 18, 2024
Austal and Gotlandsbolaget sign MOU to construct a gas turbine powered high speed catamaran
MEDIA RELEASE 16 FEBRUARY 2024 Austal and Gotlandsbolaget sign MOU to construct a gas turbine powered High-speed Catamaran Austal Limited (ASX: ASB) is pleased to announce Austal and Gotlandsbolaget of Sweden have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a construction contract for...
February 8, 2024
Appointment of Non-Executive Director
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 9 FEBRUARY 2024 APPOINTMENT OF NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathryn Toohey AM CSC as a Non-Executive Director of the Company. Kathryn brings strong program management, government procurement, digital and technology...
January 21, 2024
Austal to build Incat Crowther designed catamaran for Rottnest Fast Ferries
MEDIA RELEASE 21 JANUARY 2024 AUSTAL TO BUILD INCAT CROWTHER DESIGNED CATAMARAN FOR ROTTNEST FAST FERRIES Austal Australasia has been awarded a contract to construct a 32-metre catamaran for Rottnest Fast Ferries, based in Hillarys, Western Australia. Collaborating with vessel designer Incat...
January 12, 2024
AUSTAL USA DELIVERS 14 TH EXPEDITIONARY FAST TRANSPORT TO UNITED STATES NAVY
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 12 JANUARY 2024 AUSTAL USA DELIVERS 14TH EXPEDITIONARY FAST TRANSPORT TO UNITED STATES NAVY Austal Limited (ASX:ASB) is pleased to announce that USNS Cody (EPF-14) has been delivered to the United States Navy. Constructed at Austal USA’s Mobile Alabama shipyard, EPF-14 is the...
December 21, 2023
AUSTAL USA RECEIVES A$1.28 BILLION EXPEDITIONARY MEDICAL SHIP (EMS) CONTRACT AWARD FROM UNITED STATES NAVY
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 22 DECEMBER 2023  AUSTAL USA RECEIVES A$1.28 BILLION EXPEDITIONARY MEDICAL SHIP (EMS) CONTRACT AWARD FROM UNITED STATES NAVY Austal Limited (Austal) (ASX: ASB) is pleased to announce Austal USA has received a US$867.6 million (A$1.28 billion) undefinitised contract award (UCA...
December 11, 2023
AUSTAL SHIPS AND BIRDON SIGN LANDING CRAFT MOU
              MEDIA RELEASE 12 DECEMBER 2023 AUSTAL SHIPS AND BIRDON SIGN LANDING CRAFT MOU Mobile, Alabama: Austal Ships Pty Limited (Austal) and Birdon Pty Limited (Birdon) are pleased to announce they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop defence shipbuilding...
November 30, 2023
NEW PAPER DETAILS STRATEGY FOR AUSTRALIAN SOVEREIGN DEFENCE CAPABILITY
MEDIA RELEASE 1 DECEMBER 2023 New paper details strategy for Australian sovereign defence capability Sovereign Australian Prime Alliance (SAPA) and Australian Industry & Defence Network (AIDN) join forces to provide recommendations for Defence as Australia faces our most challenging outlook...
November 22, 2023
HEADS OF AGREEMENT AND PILOT PROGRAM FOR STRATEGIC SHIPBUILDING AGREEMENT WITH COMMONWEALTH FOR SHIPBUILDING IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT 23 NOVEMBER 2023 HEADS OF AGREEMENT AND PILOT PROGRAM FOR STRATEGIC SHIPBUILDING AGREEMENT WITH COMMONWEALTH FOR SHIPBUILDING IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA Austal Limited (“Austal”) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Heads of Agreement (“HoA”) with the Commonwealth of...