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Rubicon Associates

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering Experts

Rubicon Associates is an Australian owned consultancy that provides naval architecture and marine engineering services, platform systems design and integration, project management

and contract management services to Defence, Defence industry and other commercial industries that own, build, and maintain maritime/floating assets.

Expressions of Interest


Rubicon Associates are working towards supporting the AUKUS Nuclear-powered submarine pathway. We are seeking Expressions of Interest from suitable companies or individuals to work collaboratively in this nation changing undertaking.

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Marine Engineering For Defence

Collaborative Engineering & Consulting support over the vessel and project lifecycle.

Rubicon offers a wide range of engineering and consulting services supporting numerous Royal Australian Navy (RAN) vessels and platform systems.

Our multi-disciplinary team are established experts in the design, build, upgrade, maintenance and repair of Naval Platforms.

We undertake a wide range of activities from requirements analysis to concept and feasibility design, through to construction design (detailed design), life-cycle support, and even into life of type extensions (LOTE). We also perform engineering assessments and complex engineering analysis.

Our consulting services include advice on program and project management, business and process improvement, risk and safety management, and procurement and contract management.

Our clients include the Commonwealth Department of Defence (acting as ship owners’ representative) and various prime contractors.

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    We have the people, processes, engineering tools, project expertise and organisational maturity to deliver for Defence.

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    Collaborative Engineering Support

    We work in collaboration with management personnel, in-house engineers, and other external suppliers to deliver for Defence.

    Ship owners’ representative, or supply side. Your facility, or ours.

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    Flexible Delivery Support

    We know that every project is different, and flexibility is key.

    We can lead projects, deliver discrete parcels of work and/or provide additional workforce/skill capacity dependent on delivery requirements.

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