Southern Marine Shiplift

Transport and Logistics

Sean Richardson

Southern Marine Shiplift (SMS) is Tasmania’s largest docking facility, providing a complete out-of-water and dockside ship repair service to all marine vessels.

SMS offers clients full docking and serviced wharf facilities, marine and industrial paint application, unscheduled repairs and maintenance, confined space entry services and tank cleaning. SMS has fully equipped engineering workshops and can undertake mechanical and electrical services, ship building, fabrication, structural modifications and repairs.

SMS has extensive experience working on transport barges, oil rig anchor handling and supply vessels, ferries, barges, fishing boats, tugs and dredging equipment. The team of ship lift experts provide a clean, professionally run shipyard with first class quality facilities and equipment with the aim of facilitating improved productivity, competitive prices and fast turnaround for its clients. SMS is well positioned in northern Tasmania to service all vessels and offers onsite services state wide.