Neptune wins Navy support for NEPSYS®
Neptune Marine Services Ltd (ASX: NMS) today announced that it has been contracted by BAE Systems Australia Ltd to provide its patented NEPSYS® dry underwater welding technology to the Royal Australian Navy.
Under the terms of the agreement Neptune will provide underwater welding and painting services to the HMAS Perth upgrade program being undertaken at the BAE System Henderson Shipyard, south of Perth.
Neptune’s Managing Director and CEO, Christian Lange, said the contract award was important for Neptune as it held the potential for additional work with both BAE Systems Australia and Australia’s defence industry.
“The defence sector has the potential to evolve into a sizeable market for the NEPSYS® technology that continues to offer a viable alternative to conventional maintenance practices,” he suggested.
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