Austal Limited completes acquisition of Australian-based BSE Maritime Solutions
Austal Limited (Austal) has completed the acquisition, announced on 23 October 2020, of the Australian-based BSE Maritime Solutions Company (BSE Maritime Solutions).
The completion of the acquisition marks the beginning of the incorporation into Austal Australia's service center network and the Austal brand of the BSE Maritime Solutions company, a leading ship repair and support provider operating in Cairns and Brisbane.
The 60 permanent workers who have all been offered jobs with Austal Australia will continue to serve current clients, including Australian Border Force, BAE Systems, Thales and Svitzer, plus the existing Austal Cairns service center team of more than 50 technicians, engineers and service staff.
General Manager Adrian Smith will continue to run the recently expanded Austal Cairns Service Centre locally, reporting to Mike Steen, Head of In-Service Support at Austal Australia, who manages the national in-service support operations in Henderson, Western Australia, Darwin, Northern Territory and Cairns, Queensland.
The new Brisbane team and services at the Austal Cairns Service Centre will be operated by Austal.
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