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Jul 2017

Birdon secures $4.68 million contract to build boats for Norfolk Island

Birdon Pty Ltd has won a $4.68 million Federal Government contract to design and build four vessels to service Norfolk Island. The vessels, three passenger and one cargo, will improve loading and unloading of passengers and freight. Birdon’s general manager Australia Peter Besseling said construction would begin in January 2018 with the project due to be completed in April 2019. “This contract is the result…

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Birdon US President Briefs Australian Minister for Defence Industry

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May 2017

Birdon US President Briefs Australian Minister for Defence Industry

Birdon US President Jim Ducker briefed Australian Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne at the SeaAirSpace expo in the United States last month. Birdon is one of only two Australian suppliers to contract directly to the US defence forces and is currently constructing specialised bridge erection boats for the army. “It was a great opportunity to update the minister on the good work we are…

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