Australia Receives Third Cape Class Patrol Boat

Austal Limited (Austal) has delivered Cape Nelson, the third of eight Cape Class Patrol Boats to the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service under a $330 million design, build and in-service support contract.

 

Austal Chief Executive Officer Andrew Bellamy said it further demonstrated Austal’s ability to deliver fleet builds of complex vessels in accordance with contracted timeframes.

The remaining five Cape Class vessels are at various stages of construction and will be delivered progressively through to August 2015, in line with the contract.

Press Release, September 16, 2014; Image: Austal

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