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Standards and Accreditations


  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System
  • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System
  • AS/NZ 4801:2001 & OHSAS 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management System
  • DEF AUST 5000 Slipway Facility Qualification
  • DISP Certified
  • Key Divisional Supplier to Defence

Tropical Reef Shipyard is committed to quality. We aim to meet world market requirements for our service and maintenance of ship repair through technically appropriate and cost-effective solutions. We have invested in, achived and maintain numerous ISO accreditations, and continue to audit our customers accreditation requirements.

Everybody wants to be proud of their work and workplace. Our business culture is largely based on quality consciousness. Quality as a goal that involves, engages, and motivates our team. We promote this concept through systematic training and information from the day our staff start with us.

The quality assurance of our work begins with our comprehensive quality management system. We undertake continuous improvements to our quality systems to ensure we remain a world class provider for our products and services.

Our aim is to keep up to date with the latest technologies and developments within the industry to provide our customers with the highest level of service and product available.

Tropical Reef Shipyard is fully accredited to ISO 9001:2015 and is committed to providing a high quality, secure, environmentally friendly and cost-effective refit venue for our customers.

OH&S Management System as defined in OHSAS 18001:2007 and AS/NZS 4801:2001. This system has incorporated legislative requirements as described in the Work, Health & Safety Act 2011 and Work, Health & Safety Regulations 2011.

Environmental management incorporating accreditation under ISO 14001:2015, we are committed to conduct our business activities such that no environmental nuisance or harm is caused.

Assessed by the Royal Australian Navy’s Maritime Systems Division, Supplier Quality and Safety Assurance Program as meeting the Quality Management Performance Benchmark and recognised as a Key Divisional Supplier to Defence.  We have also been awarded qualification of our slipway facility to the requirements of DEF(AUST) 5000 Volume 2 Part 20.

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