News & Media

Austal is a global shipbuilder, defence prime contractor and maritime technology partner of choice; designing, constructing and supporting revolutionary defence and commercial vessels for the world’s leading operators.

For over 30 years, Austal has designed and constructed over 300 vessels for over 100 operators in 54 countries, gaining an enviable reputation for innovative shipbuilding using advanced technologies. From safe, modern shipyards located in Australia, the United States of America and The Philippines - and service centres located around the world - Austal offers naval, government and commercial operators the highest quality ships, systems and support.

Austal’s current operations comprise extensive defence shipbuilding and support services in Western Australia and Alabama, United States of America – and commercial shipbuilding and support in Cebu, Philippines.

The company employs over 5,000 people worldwide and is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:ASB).

Austal’s Media and Communications Management

Austal’s corporate communications is managed by Austal Limited, from Corporate Headquarters located in Henderson (Perth), Western Australia (Australian Western Standard Time = GMT + 8:00).

Corporate communications that are prepared and released by Austal Limited include;

  • Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) Announcements
  • Corporate Media (News) Releases
  • Annual Reports
  • Financial Statements
  • Company Profiles and Presentations
  • Marketing Materials (including product brochures)

Corporate communications are made publicly available via this website and may also be obtained by contacting Austal Limited via

Media (News) Releases on local Operations (shipbuilding, systems and support activity) are also prepared and issued from time to time by our individual business units; Austal USA, Austal Australia and Austal Philippines. These communications are posted on their respective websites.

Media Enquiries

For Corporate, Austal Australia and Austal Philippines enquiries, please contact:

Telephone +61 8 9410 1111

For all Austal USA enquiries (including requests for information and/or interviews):


+ 1 251 445 5911