Civmec has celebrated another exciting milestone with the commencement of construction of the fourth Australian Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel. 


Today in a major boost for local jobs and advanced manufacturing, Luerssen Australia and Civmec continue to support Australia’s historic shift to continuous naval shipbuilding. Celebrating commencement of construction and welding of steel for the fourth of twelve OPVs for the Royal Australian Navy SEA1180 Program in Henderson, Western Australia.


Commencement of Construction OPV4 for Media


Above Image names Left to Right.

Mark Clay (Civmec  - OPV Project Manager), Benjamin Fehling (Luerssen Australia – Ship 3 Manager), Ian Lewis (DNV GL - Senior Principal Surveyor), Bertrand Gorjux (Luerssen Australia - Shipbuilding Engineer), Mal Waugh (Naval Construction Branch – Deputy Technical Director WA) and Jim Fitzgerald (Civmec Executive Chairman).