Ventia - Regional Maintenance Provider North (Darwin)
Project at a glance
MARITIME OPPORTUNITIES WITH VENTIA: REGIONAL MAINTENANCE PROVIDER NORTH
Ventia is currently seeking EOIs from interested local contractors for the bid for Navy’s Regional Maintenance Provider – North.
Regional Maintenance Centres are a key element of the Australian Government’s Continuous Naval Shipbuilding program. These Commonwealth led sustainment centres will plan, manage and deliver maintenance on Navy surface fleet capabilities. The Regional Maintenance Provider North will be based in Darwin and will collaborate with the Commonwealth to coordinate, program, schedule, manage and verify the execution of sustainment work for the asset classes to be supported in the NT.
Ventia is currently tendering with Defence for the role of coordinating, programming, scheduling, managing and verifying the execution of sustainment work in Darwin. RMC North is intended to be operational in Q2, 2023 to initially support six Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (the OPVs) and four evolved Cape Class Patrol Boats (eCCPBs).
Suppliers Expression of Interest
Ventia is currently seeking Expressions of Interest from regional suppliers throughout the Northern Territory to deliver the ship building and repair services on RMP N. This includes but is not limited to:
- Heavy diesel
- ICT hardware
- Marine painting/blasting
- Diesel mechanical
- Plumbing & pipe fitting
- Refrigeration and A/C
- Ships engineering
If you’re interested in responding we’d also encourage you to get in touch with the Office of Defence Industry Support (ODIS) and conduct a facilitated Defence Business Readiness Tool (DBRT) with the advisors in the NT. This will help you gauge your Defence preparedness and identify areas you might need to work on to help with working with Defence. Please click on this link here to find out more. And if you’ve done the DBRT you can upload your results to your ICN profile.
Ventia is a leading essential infrastructure services provider in Australia and New Zealand. Ventia has a strong presence in the Defence sector in Northern Territory, delivering Defence Base Services, Defence Maintenance & Support Services, and National Clothing Store Services.