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Refit & Maintenance

The Cairns maritime industry provides Superyachts of the world with superior refit and maintenance services, premier shipyard facilities and highly skilled tradespeople.

The Cairns Marine Precinct

The Cairns Seaport is the leading maritime maintenance, repair and overhaul destination for northern Australia. Home to a diverse marine sector, Cairns offers a host of experienced servicing and supply businesses that deliver shipbuilding, manufacturing, engineering and supporting marine trades.

The Shipyards

As the premier MRO destination, the region boasts three major Lloyds accredited shipyards. The Pacific’s largest mobile boat hoist lifting 1120t can be found at Austal, while Tropical Reef Shipyard operates a 3000t slipway and Norship’s capabilities include 3 travel lifts ranging from 40 – 400t.

Situated only 8 min from Sailfish Quay, the shipyards work with teams of OEMs and highly specialised tradespeople who provide unparalleled services and world-class project management.

Sailfish Quay

Australia’s largest dedicated Superyacht marina. The securely gated, Sailfish Quay in the Port of Cairns offers 12 Superyacht berths, up to 140m in length, easy channel entry, deep berths, refitand accessibility to trades for in-water maintenance. Only 15 min from Cairns International Airport, walking distance to bars and restaurants, five-star accommodation and the region’s natural attributes makes this the destination of choice for all maintenance, provisioning, and cruising requirements.



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