Merry Christmas Message and Wishes

Seasons Greetings

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Seasons Greetings from the team at Australian Workboat Brokers

AWBB will do our best to respond to any urgent enquiries over the holidays. However, please note our office will be closed from Wednesday, December 19th 2018, through to Sunday, January 6th 2019.

We would like to thank our clients for your continued support, and contribution in making 2018 both productive and successful. We look forward to working with you all in 2019. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at Australian Workboat Brokers.

Modular Jack Up Barge
18m x 18m – For Sale

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Modular Jack Up Barge for Sale or Charter

Australian Workboat Brokers have a Self-Elevating Modular
Jack Up Barge for Sale or Charter, ex Northern Australia

At 18m x 18m, with a maximum payload of 83 Tonne, this unit is DNV GL USL
Class 2C restricted (valid to 2022), and it is ready to be put to work.

Built in 2012, the Combifloat C5 unit comes with:

  • Two sets of Spuds and Spud wells- 36″ x 34m, as new (installed), 30″ x 27m (currently on land)
  • 2 x Diesel-driven Hydraulic power packs (PP128S/PP129S) – Jacking speed -1.2m/6 min
  • Tow Bridle for pulling & Tug-Assist Push Point
  • Omni Star 8200HP- Geotechnical Drilling Positioning System
  • Cobra 6600 Telescopic Crane (1600kg @ 3,28m / 830kg @ 6.32m)
  • Divided 20ft Container, with Gen-Set power supply- One End- kitchen facilities, crib room, 1200L potable water tank, A/C and Geo-Table, Other End- storage room for oils/chains/equipment
  • Man cage with ½ moon cut out (for easy install of legs)
  • Moon Pool in the central pontoon
  • Two sets of Legs
  • Adjustable, custom-built, Gangway; Handrails throughout; and a compliment of Safety and Environmental Equipment

Price Guide: AUD $1,910,000 (plus GST if applicable)
Charter Rates: Available on request

For full details on this rare opportunity contact us now

Flat Top Construction Barge and Crawler Crane available Ex Eastern Australia

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Flat Top Construction Barge and Crawler Crane – Available for sale at an attractive new rate

Australian Workboat Brokers invites you to view our online Showcase of photos and specifications, where copies of the relevant Vessel and Equipment Brochure can also be downloaded.

Whilst this Vessel was initially built in 1992, it has undergone a significant rebuild in the last three years. Additionally, she holds a current AMSA Survey 2A certification which is valid until Sept 2021 and boasts a four-point mooring system. Also featured is a Kobelco Crawler Crane 7150, which is supported by a strengthened crane-pad.

Vessel and Equipment Specifications:

40m x 16m x 3m Flat Top Barge:

  • AMSA 2A Survey until Sept 2021
  • Built 1992, quality rebuild 2016
  • 1000DWT
  • Strengthened crane pad, with 7T/m2 deck load elsewhere
  • 4 Hydraulic Winches
  • 4 point mooring system
  • Heavily constructed, painted and treated internally
  • Deck gear is of high quality and heavy build

150T Kobelco 7150 Hydraulic Crawler Crane:

  • Supported by a strengthened crane pad
  • 150T Capacity (Heavy Duty)
  • 10 yearly inspection completed

Contact us now to receive full details and take advantage of this exclusive opportunity. 

Ref: FT0347

Flat Top Barge for Charter ex: East Australia (FT0567)

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Australian Workboat Brokers has an A1 Steel Deck Flat Top Barge available, for charter.

Currently, in for routine dry dock, it is available in excellent condition and ready for work.

Vessel Specifications
  • 230 x 64 x 14ft
  • ABS Class
  • 10 t/m2 Deck Loading
  • 3,488 DWT
  • 4 x SMIT type towing brackets
  • 4 point anchor system with 1 control station, 18T winches, 5-tonne anchors supplied

This 70m Flat Top Barge is Available for Charter Ex: East Coast Australia from November 2018.

Contact AWBB now for full details 

*All details provided herein are believed to be correct, but cannot be guaranteed.

Sourcing Requirement:
Tug & Barge Combination

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Australian Workboat Brokers has been contacted by a reputable client who is looking to source 1 x Tug and 1 x Barge. Due to a firm operational requirement for these vessels, our client has confirmed they will be ready to purchase when suitable options are presented.

Requisite Vessel Specifications:

  • Carrying Capacity is to be between 8000T & 12000T
  • Must be suitable for carrying sand as cargo on deck, prefer a min 5T/m2
  • IACS
  • Good condition
  • Min 3200bhp, suitable to tow such barge in open ocean scenarios
  • Under 35m LOA
  • IACS
  • Good condition

Combined Budget: USD $2,500,000

Understanding that our client is ready to buy now, we would invite any vendors with suitable vessels for sale, to contact us at their earliest convenience. Proposals and/or Barge and Tug specifications, including photographs, can be sent to

Additionally, if you are currently in the market for a similar vessel, we would love to hear from you.

The Team at Australian Workboat Brokers Pty Ltd 
Phone | 61 (0) 08 6311 2823
Webpage |
Postal Address  | PO Box 126, Melville WA 6956


*All details provided herein are believed to be correct, but cannot be guaranteed. 
Ref: AWBB03972

Welcome to the Team

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We are pleased to announce Alana Gidley has joined Australian Workboat Brokers as the new Office Manager.

Alana joins us with a background in Business and HR and will focus primarily on the Business Administration and Office Management. Above all Alana is looking forward to getting to know our clients and is available in our office on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Be sure to stop in to say “Hi” or ask for an introduction if you get a chance. Alana would certainly like to meet you and learn more about your business.

Jack Up Barge Requirement

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Australian Work Boat Brokers have a local client seeking a Jack Up Barge for sale. They have indicated their required specifications as follows:

300-400T crane capacity
Modular System preferred
Circa 20m depth operating area
No accommodation required Built 2000 onwards

We invite any vendors with similar suitable commercial vessels for sale to contact us at your earliest convenience as our client is ready to buy NOW! Also forward your Jack Up Barge specifications and photographs for immediate consideration to

Australian Workboat Brokers Pty Ltd
Phone | 61 (0) 08 6311 2823
Mobile | +61 499 642 842
Webpage |
Postal Address | PO Box 126, Melville WA 6956

If we can assist you in sourcing a similar vessel, we would love to hear from you. Contact Us 


*Details given are believed to be correct but are not guaranteed. 

MED Marine – Tug Availability

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Tugs Availability update from AWBB‘s shipbuilding partners MED Marine of Turkey.

1 Unit: 2017 Built 25m 70TBP ASD.

4 Units: 2018 Built 23m 50TBP ASD Tugs available now.

2 Units: 23m 60TBP ASD Tugs under construction, delivery by end of February 2019.

Contact for more details

16m Harbour Tugs available ex: South East Asia

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16m Conventional Tugs For Sale

Because all 3 tugs have been built on speculation we are able to offer them at discounted prices and available immediately ex stock.

Because these tugs are so compact & manoeuvrable they would suit any commercial marine project. We have examples of their Sister tugs having worked successfully in the Australian Marine Construction sector with good utilisation rates.

Full tug details can be found here:

Feel free to contact