Maritime consulting and engineering

Rubicon is an Australian maritime consulting engineering firm that provides naval architecture, marine engineering services, platform systems design and integration, project management and contract management services to Defence, Defence industry and other industries that own, build, and maintain maritime/floating assets. 

Our multi-disciplined team brings broad experience gained on projects across the majority of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) fleet, and other international naval platforms. We are experts in the design, construction, systems integration, maintenance, and repair of ships, acting as owners’ representative (above the line) or working for design and build prime contractors (below the line).

Our Vision

“To be a leading international engineering consultancy and project management organisation by delivering innovative and purposeful products and services to our partners.”

Our Mission

“Rubicon Associates deliver cost-effective, safe, reliable, and sustainable solutions in maritime engineering.

Bringing excellence in technical delivery, independent thinking and the courage to act, we work with our clients to build capabilities and find solutions.”

Our company strength lies in our deep knowledge of the complete multi-disciplinary integration process, and client challenges and required deliverables, backed by technical expertise.

The Rubicon team’s technical capability includes:

  • Naval Architecture
  • Mechanical and Marine Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering 
  • Structural Engineering
  • Hull and Outfitting
  • Integrated Logistics Support (ILS)
  • Platform Systems Integration
  • Configuration Management
  • Procurement
  • Program and Project Management
  • Risk assessment and safety case development

Rubicon’s experience also includes shipyard management, shipbuilding strategy development, as well as shipyard performance measurement, construction monitoring and surveying (Owner’s Engineer).

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