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Tropical Reef Shipyard is a privately owned, world class shipyard in Cairns, Far North Queensland, Australia.

Leaders in ship husbandry, Tropical Reef provide maintenance, hull cleaning, rigging repairs and equipment upgrades and maintenance.

  • Servicing global Defence and Commercial customers
  • Providing technically appropriate, “value for money”, on time sustainment solutions
  • Fully ISO 9001:2015  accredited
  • Providing a secure, environmentally friendly and cost-effective refit venue to customers

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Tropical Reef Shipyard’s 150+ dedicated personnel and extensive supplier network provide a range of ship repair services for vessels up to 3000 tonne and 110 metres.

We are located close to Cairns international airport, providing ease of access for customers, as well as access to supplies from around the world.

Established in 1977, Tropical Reef Shipyard has built a reputation for quality workmanship and reliable turnaround times. The dedication, energy and determination of our team drives the shipyard’s commitment to providing an unparalleled service in the region.

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