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    Expert ship repair and docking facilities in Launceston

    Here at Southern Marine ShipLift Pty Ltd, we boast some of the most extensive repair and docking facilities in the Southern Hemisphere. Our highly skilled and fully trained workforce provides a comprehensive range of highly specialised ship repair and refurbishment services at cost-effective rates.

    The docking facilities and marine services that you need

    From on-site and mobile high-pressure blasting (40,000psi) to state-of-the-art precision engineering and machining facilities, we are proud to be able to provide for every aspect of marine repairs and shipbuilding. We also apply extensive marine protective coating systems at highly competitive rates, providing a cost-effective investment for the longevity of your craft.

    Our fully equipped shiplift platform facilities in Launceston include

    • Platform length 60 metres
    • Platform width 18 metres
    • Maximum draft 4.8 metres
    • Maximum barge displacement 3120 tonnes
    • Maximum ship displacement 2160 tonnes
    • Design keel load 55 tonnes/m
    • Transfer system capacity 704 tonnes
    • Shiplift plan
    • Shiplift section 

    Fitting out berths

    • No. 1 – length 100 metres
    • No. 2 – length 105 metres
    • Rear fixed platform length 42 metres


    • 17.5-tonne derrick crane – covers the aft section of the docking platform
    • 10t Demag overhead workshop crane

    Mobile water blasting unit

    • Up to 40,000 psi ultra high pressure
    • Up to 15,000 psi single rotary nozzle
    • Up to 10,000 psi dual rotary nozzle

    Our workforce

    Through the utilisation of a skilled and competent marine-centred workforce that operates in conjunction with one of the largest shiplifts in Australia, we can confidently undertake all kinds of repairs and refurbishment, including, but not limited to:

    • Offshore oil pipe laying and jacket transport barges
    • Oil rig anchor handling and supply vessels
    • Ferries
    • Barges
    • Fishing and pleasure vessels
    • Tugs
    • Dredging equipment

    Contact Us

    Contact Us

    Call the expert team with the repair and docking facilities
    that you need in Launceston now on 03 6334 0222

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