The success and growth of ASMEX would not be possible without the support of our partners and sponsors who all share a passion for the marine industry in Australia. The Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) would like to thank our partners and sponsors who ensured the continued success of ASMEX 2019 held in May 2019. ASMEX continues to bring together topical speakers and challenging debate from key industry players. For more information and contact details for ASMEX 2020, click here.
The Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning’s core purpose is to improve productivity and quality of life in Queensland by leading economic strategy, industry development, infrastructure and planning, for the benefit of all. Our objectives are to: lead a coordinated and strategic approach to Queensland’s medium to long-term economic development; attract and stimulate investment in Queensland to grow the economy and create secure, long-term jobs; create a diverse, productive and sustainable economy for a fairer Queensland; enable the development of public and private infrastructure projects that provide enduring benefits; and create well-planned Queensland communities that are prosperous, resilient and sustainable.
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
From May 23 to 26, the 2019 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show will bring together more than 45,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors, featuring hundreds of boats and thousands of marine products across four days.
As the Southern Hemisphere’s premier marine event and renowned for being the show where ‘the marine business does business”, SCIBS delivers a comprehensive marine trade display that presents the latest in industry innovation, attracting international, national and local boating brands and businesses.
For 50 years Maxwell has been developing and producing premium anchoring solutions for pleasure boats, Super Yachts and commercial vessels. Maxwell has been at the forefront of the marine industry through innovation, design and a commitment to style that is unparalleled in the industry. Maxwell has earned a global reputation for quality without compromise. A reputation built upon ongoing research and development from the introduction of the world’s first automatic rope/ chain windlass during the mid 1990’s to the custom built Super Yacht series of the future. Maxwell has become an industry leader by producing the finest anchoring system, exceeding customer expectations and setting the standard for others to follow.
Since its arrival into the Australian market in December 2012 Pantaenius Sail & Motor Yacht Insurance has established itself as one of Australia’s preferred Marine Insurers. Pantaenius prides itself on providing service with a passion. In a time where most marine insurers have no one in their offices that have any marine specific knowledge, the team at Pantaenius are all uniquely equipped to provide help and assistance to almost all the questions boaters may ask! At Pantaenius the team knows boats, they know the risks and they can help with sound advice on the best way to safeguard your marine asset, no matter where in the world you may be voyaging! Pantaenius returns in 2019 as the major supporter of the Australian Superyacht Conference at Sanctuary Cove “ASMEX”, evidencing its ongoing commitment to support key industry bodies. Previous speakers have included the groups MD Martin Baum.
Founded in 1873, Benetti is the oldest Italian shipyard specialising in luxury yachts and is an icon of an Italian timeless style and of construction excellence. Every yacht is unique, developed around its owner. Benetti designs, builds and sells vessels in composite materials from 29 to 50 meters and boats in steel and aluminium from 50 to more than 100 meters. Benetti recruits highly skilled personnel, located throughout the productive units in Livorno and in the Viareggio Headquarters, as well as its direct offices in Fort Lauderdale, Dubai, Hong Kong and London. Benetti belongs to the Azimut|Benetti Group, the largest private-owned luxury sailing group in the world.
AQUALUMA LED Lighting was established on the Gold Coast in 2004. The company’s innovative heritage lies in the design and manufacture of industry-leading underwater LED lighting for luxury motor yachts. Since 2010 the company diversified and now manufacturers a range of the world’s most energy efficient LED High-bay lighting for Industrial and Commercial applications. The company won the Good Design Award in 2016 and is now a registered Australian Trusted Trader. The commercial range includes High-bay LED fixtures for factories and warehouses, retail ‘big-box’ stores, food / clean rooms and outdoor lighting. AQUALUMA exports to USA, UK, Canada, NZ and Asia, it is proud to have won the Premier’s Export Award in 2016.
RIVERGATE MARINA AND SHIPYARD
This award-winning facility is Australia’s premier superyacht refit and repair destination, with a turnkey project management team to ensure an efficient, cost effective refit program. Rivergate’s Shipyard is considered as one of the top three refit destinations in the world and has worked with over 200 major international Superyachts. Our vision is to provide more options and greater outcomes for vessels requiring first class maintenance and safe deep-water berthing.
Sydney City Marine
Located in a prime waterfront position in Sydney’s CBD, Sydney City Marine (SCM) is the most comprehensive commercial vessel repair and maintenance facility in Australia, catering to the commercial, defence, government, recreational and ‘white boat’ markets.
Providing deep-water access in all tides and conditions, SCM offers all facets of maintenance, repair and refit for commercial vessels, which are crucial to maintaining Australia’s industry and transport links. SCM provides the highest level of service and warranty, all certified to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and AS 4801:2001.
Our dynamic and motivated team is led by highly-qualified senior personnel who possess global experience and expertise which they bring to every project undertaken at SCM.
SCM’s six-acre (24,000m²) site, one-third of which is undercover, is ideal for vessels up to 60m (196ft) and a Lloyds-certified lifting capacity to 800 Tonnes. Equipment includes a 50m x 17m climate-controlled spray booth, best practice antifouling, cleaning and recycling procedures and high-tech systems to ensure water and air quality, as well as noise mitigation.
On-site are 20 marine tenants and on our doorstep are all the resources of the commercial marine hub of Rozelle.
It’s our business and our pleasure to apply the full spectrum of our skills to meet and exceed client expectations.
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
As Australia’s national maritime regulatory body, we promote the safety and protection of our marine environment and combat ship-sourced pollution. We provide the infrastructure for safety of navigation in Australian waters, and maintain a national search and rescue service for the maritime and aviation sectors.
Our vision is for safe and clean seas, saving lives.
AkzoNobel Yacht Coatings - Awlgrip
Awlgrip – Yacht coatings solutions
The Awlgrip brand is an undisputed world leader in the Yacht Professional Topsides segment. Within the yacht industry, the reputation of Awlgrip is one of universal trust and respect. This
renowned customer support and a superlative finish. Awlgrip is a premium brand of AkzoNobel.
AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide.
Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2018, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
Marine Engineering Consultants (MEC)
Marine Engineering Consultants (MEC), incorporating the MEC Yachts division, is a specialist marine outfit providing custom aluminium boat building, systems engineering and refit to commercial marine operators, designers and superyachts. With a particular niche capability in aluminium catamarans, the team at MEC are known for high-quality builds in both the commercial, government and recreational marine sectors.
MEC have 2 convenient locations on both the Gold Coast and Brisbane aswell as offering mobile service within Australia and location capabilities of lifting and housing vessels up to 600 tonnes.
BSE MARITIME SOLUTIONS
BSE Maritime Solutions has shipyards in both Brisbane and Cairns. As part of their focus on being easy to use and reliable, in June 2019 they will commission a new world class, 1120 tonne mobile boat hoist. When commissioned in Cairns, it will be the largest MBH in the world. Combined with Brisbane’s 2500 tonne capability and substantial wharfage infrastructure, BSE is able to provide a comprehensive lifting and repair solution to the maritime industry. Initially established in 1969 the facilities have been around long enough to develop a strong supplier network to ensure quality and reliability. BSE pride themselves on their ability to face the challenge and get the job done.
The Yard Brisbane (TYB), one of the most well-resourced yards on the East Coast of Australia is strategically located less than 2km from the Port of Brisbane, 10km from the Brisbane International Airport and within 11km of the CBD.
Comprised of 22 hectares of prime real estate, which includes 7.44 hectares of water, we offer a wide range of marine services including ship lifting (600, 300 & 65 Tonne Marine Straddle Carriers), logistics, hard standing, deep water berthing, RORO ramp, multiple high clearance sheds up to 90m in length and more.
Our 30 onsite marine tenants comprise qualified and highly skilled professionals fully capable of undertaking any marine project whether private, commercial or government in nature, in a quality assured marine environment.
Gold Coast City Marina
The iconic Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard (GCCM), a vital part of the thriving 250-hectare Gold Coast Marine Precinct, is the largest refit and repair yard in the Southern Hemisphere attracting yachts from around the globe. Its service capabilities extend to all aspects of marine refit, maintenance and construction for vessels of all shapes and size. With over 80 on-site businesses employing in excess of 700 top-quality marine contractors, no other facility in southern waters has such a diverse and professionally recognized offering.
GCCM was the first shipyard in the Asia Pacific region to be awarded 5 Gold Anchor Global Marina Accreditation and also stands proudly as the regions most awarded refit and repair facility.
Find out more at gccm.com.au
Nestled on the highest point of the Bellarine Peninsula on Victoria’s south coast, Scotchmans Hill’s award winning wines are a true reflection of the beautiful and pristine environment in which they are grown. Scotchmans Hill has been a leading local winery for over thirty years and is rated among James Halliday’s Top 100 Australian Wineries. At the helm of Scotchman Hill’s winemaking team is Robin Brockett, who has been instrumental in in the development of the vineyards and winemaking style of Scotchmans Hill. Estate-grown and award winning labels include Cornelius, Scotchmans Hill and Swan Bay. Other labels are also developed winemaking regions of Australia and New Zealand.
Quality Marine Clothing
Quality Marine Clothing – QMC – is the Australian based shop for clothing & accessories for those with a passion for the water. They offer a very personal service to reduce the hassle in pulling together your look for uniforms and promotional gear.
The concept was launched by marine enthusiasts, Duncan Curnow and Tony Liddy, both having worked in apparel for many years. The concept is simple – offer products that are in stock, and suitable for our region, all in an online detailed catalog.
QMC will provide storyboards of your look, and organise all of the decoration.
FROM RACE YACHT TO SUPER-YACHT AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN!
The trusted source for interior & exterior yacht products and design in Australia, the South Pacific and Asia.
Through our global supplier network we source the brands of distinction you know and trust for yachts in 17 countries.
By combining attention to detail, craftsmanship, experience and service, we translate simple ideas into perfect outcomes.