Ship repair and docking facilities in Launceston

Here at Southern Marine ShipLift Pty Ltd, we boast some of the most extensive repair and docking facilities in the Southern Hemisphere. Our highly skilled and fully trained workforce provides a comprehensive range of highly specialised ship repair and refurbishment services at cost-effective rates.

The docking facilities and marine services that you need

From on-site and mobile high-pressure blasting (40,000psi) to state-of-the-art precision engineering and machining facilities, we are proud to be able to provide for every aspect of marine repairs and shipbuilding.

We also apply extensive marine protective coating systems at highly competitive rates, providing a cost-effective investment for the longevity of your craft.

Our fully equipped shiplift platform facilities include:

Platform length 60 metres
Platform width 18 metres
Maximum draft 4.8 metres
Maximum barge displacement 3120 tonnes
Maximum ship displacement 2160 tonnes
Design keel load 55 tonnes/m
Transfer system capacity 704 tonnes

Fitting out berths

No. 1 – length 100 metres
No. 2 – length 105 metres
Rear fixed platform length 42 metres


17.5-tonne derrick crane – covers the aft section of the docking platform
10t Demag overhead workshop crane

Mobile water blasting unit

Up to 40,000 psi ultra high pressure
Up to 15,000 psi single rotary nozzle
Up to 10,000 psi dual rotary nozzle

Our Workforce

Through the utilisation of a skilled and competent marine-centred workforce that operates in conjunction with one of the largest shiplifts in Australia, we can confidently undertake all kinds of repairs and refurbishment, including, but not limited to:

Oil rig anchor handling and supply vessels
Fishing and pleasure vessels
Dredging equipment

Call the marine repair, painting, and ship cleaning experts in Launceston now on 03 6334 0222