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For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled marine engineering solutions

Our skills are underpinned by an intimate understanding of the marine sector. In Australia and New Zealand we provide services for naval and commercial customers to ensure their vessels are mission ready, safe and fit for purpose. We provide engineering services for submarines and surface ships, including their associated systems and specialised equipment.

Your challenge, our solution

Our team of marine engineers design, build and manage critical equipment and systems for navies and commercial customers

Your challenge

Require highly customised and technical equipment

Our solution

Our team will work with you to understand the end objective, then design, build and deliver your technical equipment to your specifications and budget.

Your challenge

Need a trusted and highly skilled service partner

Our solution

We continuously ensure our people are up to date with current naval regulations, standards and technologies so our customers get the right advice and best solution delivered to them.

Your challenge

End-to-end marine engineering services

Our solution

Our depth of knowledge and experience allows us to deliver complete engineering services. From engineering support across the procurement, operation and disposal cycle, through to associated platforms and equipment.

Your challenge

Design of complex marine assets

Our solution

Whether it's designing the world's largest heavy lift vessel, or providing a hull concept design, we thrive on providing solutions to the most complex problems that our clients can provide.

Your challenge

Precision and complex fabrication

Our solution

We specialise in high-end complex fabrication and welding operations. Our team works in a highly-regulated, safety, quality and security critical environment from a facility that meets stringent industry standards.

Our dry-dock capabilities:

Trusted to deliver: Marine engineering, design, survey and refitting services

  • drydock length overall: 181.4m; maximum entrance breath at high water: 24.3m; and
  • onsite repair berths available to maximum 275m and 11.0m low water draught.
  • marine fitting and Machining;
  • diesel and fuel injection;
  • steel and pipe fabrication;
  • hull and industrial coatings;
  • electrical fitting and electronics;
  • hull survey; and
  • Calibration Centre with ISO 17025 and ISO 9001 certification.

On-site design Consultancy Marine Industrial Design (MID) providing:

  • naval architects and marine and electrical engineers:
    systems engineering; and
  • reliability and maintenance optimisation

Meet MID (Marine Industrial Design)

MID is our in-house Marine design consultancy trusted by our clients to provide proven, independent, reliable marine engineering solutions.

Proven experience

Established in 1996, MID has a history of successful projects and a long list of satisfied clients.

The right people for the job

MID consist of Naval Architects, Marine, Mechanical, Electrical and Design Engineers who are ready to provide a blend of innovation and ingenuity.

Latest projects: Maintenance and refit for a French Navy Frigate

Latest projects: Maintenance and refit for a French Navy Frigate

Babcock is able to work with naval vessels from across the South Pacific through our ability to deliver commercially competitive dry-docking and maintenance support.

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Latest projects: Maintenance and refit for a French Navy Frigate

Latest projects: Caledonia Sky completes third docking with Babcock

Latest projects: Caledonia Sky completes third docking with Babcock

The 4,200 grt passenger cruise ship, Caledonian Sky, managed by Sweden’s Salen Ship Management, dry-docked with Babcock in 2014 and 2016, and again in 2018.

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Latest projects: Caledonia Sky completes third docking with Babcock

Latest projects: Expedition motor yacht Senses

Latest projects: Expedition motor yacht Senses

The 58m motor yacht, Senses, dry-docked with Babcock in December 2018 for a 20 year class renewal survey.

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Latest projects: Expedition motor yacht Senses

Latest projects: Motor Yacht Vibrant Curiosity

Latest projects: Motor Yacht Vibrant Curiosity

The 85m Oceanco built motor yacht Vibrant Curiosity dry-docked with Babcock in 2016 for underwater hull repairs and preservation, and for inspection of underwater equipment

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Latest projects: Motor Yacht Vibrant Curiosity

Get in contact

Would you like more information about our marine engineering services?

Keith Drake - Business Development Manager NZ

Keith Drake

Business Development Manager NZ