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Perfectly positioned The Cairns Marine Precinct is a national defence asset. Strategically located in Tropical North Queensland, Australia’s most northern seaport is positioned at the gateway to the Pacific region. Steaming Times to Cairns Seaport @ 12 knots ome to one of only five operational navy bases in Australia and located AIR LINK & SHIPPING ROUTES just 1147 nautical miles from the DIRECT AIR SERVICE SHIPPING LANES Australia-US naval base on Manus Island, Osaka Tokyo STEAMING TIMES TO CAIRNS Papua New Guinea, the Cairns Marine Shanghai SEAPORT TRAVELLING AT 12 KNOTS Precinct is the premier maintenance and NAUTICAL TIME MILES Days Hours Shenzchen sustainment destination for the region. Gaungzhou Taiwan Auckland 2120 7 9 Hong Kong Brisbane 846 2 23 With the precinct servicing vessels from Darwin 1351 4 17 HMAS Cairns, Darwin, the United States Fiji (Suva) 1890 6 14 Phillipines Guam 2038 7 6 and the Pacific Islands, the significant Guam New Caledonia defence and border force contracts (Noumea) 1304 4 13 Papua New Guinea managed out of Cairns ensure a skilled, (Port Moresby) 474 1 16 Singapore (Manus Island) 1147 4 permanent marine and engineering Manus Island Solomon Islands 1024 3 13 workforce of 4600 people all year round. Weipa 673 2 8 In addition to servicing the needs of Port Moresby Soloman defence, Cairns is home to a large and Islands Bali Darwin Weipa diverse marine sector that includes a worldPort Vila Kurumba renowned tourism reef fleet, commercial Suva CAIRNS fishing and shipping, and an active cruising Alice Springs Townsville Noumea yacht squadron. In addition, the precinct Mackay Brisbane plays host to superyachts and cruise liners Perth visiting the region. Adelaide Newcastle With such a vibrant maritime industry, Sydney Auckland Cairns is the ideal location for the Melbourne sustainment and maintenance of vessels travelling through northern Australia.

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CAIRNS MARINE PRECINCT PROVIDES A STREAMLINED, COMPREHENSIVE SERVICE ACROSS THE KEY AREAS OF REPAIRS, MAINTENANCE AND FABRICATION.


CAIRNS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

CAIRNS CBD

CRUISE LINER TERMINAL

HMAS CAIRNS NAVAL BASE

TRS

BSE

NORSHIP GBRIMC

About the Precinct

Anchored by three major slipways, the Cairns port is one of the largest ports in Australia with capacity to service vessels up to 105 metres and 3000 tonnes. Dredging and widening of the port to a depth of 8.8 metres opens the precinct to vessels up to 300 metres LOA. The three Shipyards include:

TROPICAL REEF SHIPYARD

BSE MARITIME SOLUTIONS

NORSHIP is a top 10 Australian

Tropical Reef Shipyard, with qualification to

BSE Maritime Solutions offers multiple

DEF(AUST) 5000, houses the largest slipway

docking options and from mid-2019, will

capacity in northern Australia and services

provide ship lift capabilities up to 1,120

a range of domestic and international

tonnes. Their client base extends across

Defence service provider with advanced manufacturing and engineering capabilities onsite. With qualification to DEF(AUST) 5000, the company services up to 600 vessels per year across six hectares of shipyards, with skilled service teams managing projects across Australasia.

commercial and defence vessels including

Australia and the South Pacific.

the RAN hydrographic fleet and US Army

• Luxury yacht • Medium commercial • Defence • Lloyd’s accredited • Australian-owned

vessels located in the Pacific • Heavy Commercial • Defence: Def(Aust) 5000 Accreditation • Australian-Owned

All three slipways are Australian-owned and are supported by world leading partners such as Caterpillar, Cummins and MTU, and by locally-renowned partners such as CSF Industries. Prime contractors such as BAE systems and Austal also have a presence in the precinct. Combined, the Cairns Marine Precinct provides a streamlined, comprehensive service across the key areas of repairs, maintenance and fabrication. Services are cost competitive, and fast project turnaround means more time on the water

• Recreational & Luxury • Light Commercial • Defence & Border Force • Lloyd’s Accredited • Australian-Owned

with less time in transit or in maintenance. Being right next to the Great Barrier Reef, operators are committed to the highest standards of environment and workplace health and safety practices. And while vessels are on the docks, crews have access to state-of-the-art training facilities through the Great Barrier Reef International Marine College. World class facilities, international air links, and direct access to the Great Barrier Reef makes Cairns Marine Precinct your premier maintenance and sustainment destination.

For more information contact Advance Cairns admin@advancecairns.com PO Box 3065, Cairns QLD 4870 Ph: +61 7 4080 2900


Capability Profile The Cairns Marine Precinct is home to HMAS Cairns and provides vital facilities and support services to Defence, Border Force, commercial, tourism and superyacht fleets. $150+ million in infrastructure projects enable the precinct to host cruise ships up to 300 metres, strengthening the skills of the permanent marine workforce.

The Cairns Marine Precinct currently supports:

HMAS CAIRNS, including Armidale Class patrol Boats, Hydrographic Survey Vessels and Survey Motor Launches

Offshore tourism ferries and platforms

UNITED STATES ARMY vessels based in Guam on deployments to South West Pacific

Pacific Patrol Boats, Customs Cape and Bay Class Patrol Boats

In addition, the precinct has the capability to: • Undertake asset management • Manufacture marine engine, gearbox and transmissions, including reverse engineering • Conduct non-destructive examination and testing of steel and aluminium fabrication and construction • Facilitate crew training through the state-of-theart facilities at the Great Barrier Reef International Marine College

Superyacht refit and maintenance

For more information contact Advance Cairns admin@advancecairns.com PO Box 3065, Cairns QLD 4870 Ph: +61 7 4080 2900


Cairns Marine Precinct at a glance CAIRNS PORT IS ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S

LARGEST

PORTS

3

MAJOR SLIPWAYS

AUSTRALIAS

GATEWAY TO THE PACIFIC REGION

THE PRECINCT HAS A TURNOVER OF

1603

REGISTERED COMMERCIAL SHIPS

THE LARGEST NUMBER OF SHIPPING VESSELS IN QUEENSLAND (BRISBANE HAS 1188)

#1

$1b

PER YEAR

MOST VISITED

PORT FOR MAJOR CRUISE SHIPS IN AUSTRALIA OUTSIDE OF SYDNEY

EMPLOYING OVER 4600 PEOPLE

AUSTRALIA'S

LARGEST

TOURISM FLEET WITH 187 VESSELS CARRYING A MILLION VISITORS TO THE REEF EACH YEAR.

CAIRNS MARINE PRECINCT SERVICES

NAVY

VESSELS

FROM HMAS CAIRNS, DARWIN AND THE PACIFIC ISLANDS

CRUISE SHIPS WILL DOCK IN CAIRNS IN 2019 SUPER STAR VIRGO IS THE LARGEST CRUISE SHIP THAT WILL DOCK AT

269M

CAIRNS PORT IS HOME TO THE STATE OF THE ART

CAPACITY TO SERVICE VESSELS UP TO 105 METRES AND 3000 TONNES

CAIRNS IS THE

ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST FISHING INDUSTRY PORTS

USA 700 MILITARY VESSELS CHOOSE CAIRNS PORT FOR MAINTENANCE WHEN IN THE REGION

VESSELS REGISTERED IN CAIRNS


Tropical Reef Shipyard delivers with scale

Tropical Reef Shipyard houses the largest slipway capacity in northern Australia and services a range of commercial and defence vessels from as far afield as the United States.

• HEAVY COMMERCIAL • DEFENCE: DEF(AUST) 5000 ACCREDITATION • AUSTRALIAN-OWNED

E

stablished in 1977, TRS has grown to

both alongside and out of the water.

the city being serviced by an international

become one of Australia’s leading

Due to its location in Cairns, which is

airport, unlimited access is available to

ship repair and maintenance shipyards,

home to an international airport, TRS is

international marine support agencies and

offering quality services with an absolute

ideally placed to service domestic and

Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM).

commitment to the safety of its employees

international vessels ported or transiting

TRS is committed to providing a

and the environment.

from Darwin to Brisbane and across the

comprehensive range of ship maintenance

South Pacific and Asia.

and

With a capability to lift vessels to 105

repair

services

in

a

secure,

metres and 3000 tonnes the yard has the

A privately-owned Australian company

environmentally friendly manner, and the

largest capacity in northern Australia and

that directly employs up to 150 personnel,

cost-effective refit facility strives to deliver

one of the largest in the Pacific. In addition

TRS tradesmen are qualified in all aspects

world’s best practice for all vessel service

to the large slipway, the shipyard has a

of ship repair and approved by all maritime

and maintenance.

floating dock facility capable of docking

classification societies including Lloyd’s

vessels up to 300 tonnes, deep water fitting-

and ABS.

Tropical Reef Shipyard is the preferred contractor supporting the Department

out berths for vessels up to 110 metres, a

The company is supported by an

of Defence Hydrographic fleet located in

crane wharf with capacity for a 200 tonne

extensive network of more than 1500

Cairns and as part of ongoing investment,

hydraulic crane, and all machinery and

proven, capable, quality assured regional

from mid-2019 will have docking capability

assets needed to undertake ship repair

and global suppliers. Additionally, with

to 135 metres on the slipway hard stand.

WITH ONE OF THE LARGEST SLIPWAYS IN THE PACIFIC, COMBINED WITH DEEP WATER BERTHS AND OUTFIT/REPAIR WHARVES, THE SHIPYARD CAN CATER FOR MANY DIFFERENT SIZED MARINE VESSELS.


At a glance > Largest slipway capacity in

northern Australia

> Deep water berths > Outfit Wharves > Highly qualified staff work 24/7 > 150 team members > 2 Cranes with capacity up to 100

tonnes

> 3 elevated work platforms > 3 workboats > 350 tonne drydock > Serviced conference and office

facilities onsite

Capability Profile TROPICAL REEF SHIPYARD PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:

Vessel slipping up to 3000 tonnes

Vessel docking up to 105m LOA

Marine Refrigeration/ Air Conditioning

In-water ship repairs

Propeller Repitching

Welding and Galvanising

Full Machine Workshop

Electrical/Mechanical Fitting

Hydraulics and Pneumatic Repairs

Abrasive and Water Blasting

Certification

• ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System • AS/NZ 4801:2001 & OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health & Safety Management System • Department of Defence DEF (AUST) 5000 Slipway Facility Qualification

FOR MORE INFORMATION trshipyard.com.au Tropical Reef Shipyard 1 Trawler Base Road, Cairns, QLD Ph: 07 4080 7200


BSE leaders in care & repair BSE Maritime Solutions Cairns Slipway is one of the largest shipyards in northern Australia and features a wide range of services and multiple docking options. • LUXURY YACHT • MEDIUM COMMERCIAL • DEFENCE • LLOYD’S ACCREDITED • AUSTRALIAN-OWNED

T

he shipyard includes fully enclosed

able to lift vessels straight out of the water

operational and reporting requirements

maintenance

laydown

for transfer to hard stands or maintenance

necessary to work with Defence Prime

and hardstand areas, and 360 metres of

halls,

large

halls which offers greater flexibility,

Contractors,

serviced wharf space along with facilities

and improved scheduling, capacity and

and Defence divisions.

for hull and structural repairs, painting

efficiencies for cruising yacht clients.

and blasting, engineering and fabrication,

The

and

company

with

Government

prides

itself

on

Local knowledge and long-established

providing a great customer experience

overhaul.

relationships with providers in the region

and ensuring that docking and refit

The all-weather enclosed sheds provide

allow BSE Cairns to provide clients with

projects are run professionally. This is

a

keep

a wide range of services not typically

delivered through the team of project

projects running on schedule regardless

expected of a shipyard. From coffee and

managers, supervisors, skilled tradespeople

of the conditions outside.

flowers to custom piping and industrial

and general hands who have a long

mechanical

and

controlled

electrical

environment

to

In addition to these facilities, the

products, the team can tailor a solution

track record of managing costs and

shipyard has a 1200-tonne rail slipway to

to meet customer needs, whether in the

schedules to deliver successful projects.

accommodate a range of refit requirements

dock or out on the water.

and in 2019, BSE Cairns will commission the largest mobile boat hoist in the pacific.

With facilities in Cairns and Brisbane,

To achieve this level of service, BSE Cairns’

team

includes

many

together with in-water operations, BSE

former

Maritime Solutions are ideally located to

Capable of moving 1,120 tonnes, the

members of the Australian Defence Force

support operations across the northern

seven-storey high mobile boat hoist will be

familiar with the unique management,

and eastern coasts of Australia.

THE COMPANY PRIDES ITSELF ON PROVIDING A GREAT CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE AND ENSURING THAT DOCKING AND REFIT PROJECTS ARE RUN PROFESSIONALLY.


At a glance > Supported by three locations across

eastern and northern Australia > Largest mobile boat hoist in the

pacific region > Servicing more than 750 vessels

per year > 70 team members > 360 metres of serviced wharf space > All-weather enclosed

maintenance sheds > Multiple docking options > Rapid response service

Capability Profile BSE CAIRNS SLIPWAY PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:

Ship lift capabilities up to 1120 tonnes

Vessel slipping up to 1200 tonnes

Vessel docking up to 100m LOA

In-water ship repairs

Testing, maintenance and repair of electrical and HVAC systems

Hull and structural repairs, welding and fabrication

Marine engineering, fabrication, maintenance and repair

Superyacht service and refits

Painting to luxury standard

High pressure washing and protective coating

Certification

• ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System • Maritime Safety and Sustainment Assurance (MARSSA) certification

FOR MORE INFORMATION bse.net.au BSE Maritime Solutions Cairns Slipways 18-22 Tingira St, Cairns, QLD 4870 Ph: 07 4015 1111


Norship leads with innovation An Australian based, privately owned company with a 70-year history servicing the maritime sector. • RECREATIONAL & LUXURY • LIGHT COMMERCIAL • DEFENCE & BORDER FORCE • LLOYD’S ACCREDITED • AUSTRALIAN-OWNED

O

perating North

from

four

Queensland

locations and

in

In addition, Norship has a long history

Darwin,

of providing support services to In Service

Norship specialises in the refit, repair,

Support programs such as the Australian

maintenance and in-service support of all

Border Force Bay Class Patrol Boats, Royal

types of marine vessels up to 400 tonnes.

Australian Navy Armidale Class Patrol

Having been established in Cairns, Norship

Boats, Australian Border Force Cape Class

has strong partnerships in place across the

Cutters, and vessels engaged in the Pacific

Cairns Marine Precinct and through working

Patrol Boat program.

with prime contractors and supply partners,

Through its engineering division, Norship

is able to provide a complete project

is renowned for its marine engineering

management service for customers.

services which are provided through the

With qualification to DEF(AUST) 5000, the

engineering

workshop

onsite.

Where

company is a top 10 Australian Defence

Norship has extensive warehousing and

requested by the customer, the team can

service provider and prides itself on

logistics capability and currently supports

also provide these services remotely at

safety, quality, environmental management

all the procurement, warehousing and

the customer’s place of business. The

and customer satisfaction. Attention to

logistics requirements for the Pacific

experienced

detail has earnt Norship a strong reputation

Patrol Boat program, which underpins

remanufacturing

for

delivering

innovative

tradesmen driveline

specialise

in

components

solutions,

the maintenance of 22 patrol boats and

such as engines, gearboxes and tail shafts,

particularly in regard to complex maritime

supporting infrastructure across 13 Pacific

and can also provide custom machining and

and engineering projects.

Island Countries.

fabrication services.

NORSHIP IS RENOWNED FOR ITS MARINE ENGINEERING SERVICES WHICH ARE PROVIDED THROUGH THE ENGINEERING WORKSHOP ONSITE.


Capability Profile NORSHIP PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING SERVICES:

Vessel slipping up to 400 tonnes

Naval engineering design and rebuilds

Component design, manufacture and remanufacture

Propeller repairs, balancing, re-pitching and scanning

Maritime in-service support, refit, maintenance and repairs for Offshore Patrol Vessels

Engine, transmission and driveline systems remanufacturing and dyno testing

Certification

• ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System • ISO 14001 Environmental Management • ISO 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Management

At a glance > Four locations across northern Australia > Top 10 Australian Defence SME (Prime

Contractor Australian Border Force, Prime contractor Defence) > 190 fulltime equivalent employees > 50 fully serviced hardstand bays

with 24-hour security > 27m blast and paint sheds > 2 x 60 metre wharfs in close proximity

to the Cairns CBD and Cairns International Airport > Servicing more than 600 vessels

per year > On-site and off-site service

delivery provided > Norship exceeds the KDS benchmark,

is third-party certified IMS and is a member of RPDE > On-site workshops include

engineering, manufacturing, electrical, fabrication, shipwright and hydraulics

FOR MORE INFORMATION norship.com.au 60-62 Tingara St, Cairns QLD Ph: 07 4035 1722


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Cairns Marine Precinct - Australia's Gateway to the Pacific  

The Cairns Marine Precinct is a national defence asset. Strategically located in Tropical North Queensland, Australia’s most northern seapor...

Cairns Marine Precinct - Australia's Gateway to the Pacific  

The Cairns Marine Precinct is a national defence asset. Strategically located in Tropical North Queensland, Australia’s most northern seapor...