Henderson, Western Australia - Australian Marine Complex

The Australian Marine Complex is located on Cockburn Sound, in Henderson and is considered one of the largest ship building precincts in Australia. It contains dry dock facilities and Australia's largest ship-lift (nominal lifting capacity of 8065 tonnes). Some of the companies located in the complex include Austal Ships and BAE Systems Australia. In 2002 the Government proposed to use Garden Island and the facilities at Henderson for the 'sea-swap' program with the United States Navy 7th Fleet.

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