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AuStrAliAn ShipbuilderS ASSociAtion
AuStrAliAn ShipbuilderS ASSociAtion PO Box 756, Ashmore City Qld 4214 Australia phone: +61 7 5597 3522 Fax: +61 7 5597 3566 email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.shipbuilders.com.au Since the late 1970s, Australian • fast passenger ferries; shipbuilders’ innovative designs • fast car and passenger ferries; and construction techniques • high speed ocean freight vessels; have established Australia as the • high speed patrol/rescue boats; world leader in the production of • offshore supply vessels; lightweight high speed ferries. • fishing trawlers and boats; these skills have also been utilised • marine equipment and furnishings. for the production of a large number of ships including offshore crew/ ASA’s Goals supply boats, fishing boats, patrol The prime functions of the ASA continue to and other naval vessels. be: The shipbuilding industry of Australia • to develop programs to market and contributes substantially to the nation’s promote the industry nationally and economy through exports, regional internationally; development, employment and training. • to provide assistance to members in the development of marketing plans ASA’s role and strategies including the provision of market data and information; The Australian Shipbuilders Association (ASA) • to further develop industry networks and represents a wide range of stakeholders in relations with Government; the industry including R&D, design, equipment suppliers, government departments, as well as • to assist in the formulation of activities to shipbuilders. enhance existing technology and facilities for design, construction and delivery; and The role of the ASA is to provide collective • to protect and promote the reputation of representation to various governments, the the Australian shipbuilding industry. International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the National Marine Safety Commitee and media. ASA members’ international The ASA is the primary networking forum for competitive advantages include: the shipbuilding industry of Australia. • innovative design; On behalf of the Australian shipbuilding • advanced materials and construction industry, the ASA markets and promotes techniques; Australian shipbuilders’ competitive edge in • high quality fitout and finish; production of vessels for: • workforce capability and flexibility; • passenger and vehicle transportation; • delivery to buyer requirements; • cargo transportation (in particular, low • value for money. volume high value-added cargo); • fishing vessels; • navy, coastal patrol, law enforcement and military operations; and • recreation (tourism) and luxury class vessels. ASA members produce a range of commercial, luxury and naval vessels and associated marine equipment. Areas in which members are strong international competitors include:
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