Forgacs Engineering Pty Ltd

Today it is Australia's largest privately-owned ship build, ship repair and engineering company employing 1000 people in two states, headquartered in Newcastle. Forgacs has diversified seven strategic marine and engineering sites on Australia's East Coast. Today the Company is one of only four Navy pre-qualified marine suppliers in ship build and repair. Forgacs also has robust job-generating businesses in commercial ship repair, mining equipment build, rail and infrastructure-build.Forgacs is the lead block builder on the $8 billion Air Warfare Destroyer Project ' significantly increasing the air warfare capabilities of the Australian Defence Force with one of the world's most advanced multi-mission warships. Forgacs recently expanded its Newcastle Defence Shipyard, taking over the ex-ADI harbour-front site on Newcastle Harbour. Forgacs is looking strategically at contracts such as the $1.8 billion SEA1180, future frigates and future submarine contracts to position the Company as Australia's leading major marine engineering contractor.


Accreditation: AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008, AS/NZS 4801:2001, AS/NZS ISO 1401:2004

Company Size: 1,000 EMPLOYEES TURNOVER OF OVER $150M

Operations: Ship building, ship repair, and medium-to-heavy engineering including new builds

Security: Navy clearances