Taylor Marine were honoured to welcome The Hon Melissa Price - Minister of Defence Industry to their offices. Also attending the visit was Rear Admiral Wendy Malcolm - Head of Maritime Systems Division and Ms Sheryl Lutz - First Assistant Secretary Ships.
Taylor Marine Major Projects Division was awarded the contract to supply, terminate, commission and sea trial 21 x 39.5m Pacific Patrol Boats being built at the Austal shipyard WA. Hull #528 is being successfully sea trialed whilst Hull #529 has recently been launched.
Taylor Marine have supplied the navigation equipment, internal and external communications as well as ships alarm system to these vessels. The PA and general alarm system formed the basis of our Integrated Public Address System IPAS which we have developed into a fully integrated PA, Alarm and Entertainment system being installed on HSC ferries with great success.
Our successful bid and involvement in supplying navigation equipment to the SEA 1180 project, the construction of 12 x 86m OPV's for the Royal Australian Navy is another milestone in our Company's defense capabilities and is testament that COT's equipment manufactured by world leading marine electronics manufacturers has a place on Naval vessels .