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ARA Marine has extensive capability in servicing, maintaining and supplying fire fighting systems and equipment.

Fire detection and alarm systems

We provided marine fire detection and alarm system repair and servicing for all major types and makes for the marine and offshore industry.


  • Testing and servicing of fixed fire detection systems
  • Fire alarm system adjustment, sensor testing, and PCB fault fixing
  • AC/DC power supply units for fire alarm and security systems, including testing and repairs
  • System of annunciation and management of human evacuation for fire PCB testing and repairs
  • Fire alarm panel PCB testing and repairs
  • Supply and installation of all detection devices
  • Yearly verification of ship fire control plans

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Fire suppression systems

We have extensive capabilities in servicing, maintaining and supplying fire suppression systems.


  • Inspect
  • Test
  • Service
  • Repair
  • Recertify
  • Supply

We provide all these services for the marine, defence, industrial and oil and gas sectors.

Fire fighting equipment

We have extensive capabilities in servicing, maintaining and supplying fire fighting equipment.


  • Inspection, testing, service, maintenance, and certification of fire suppression systems to regulatory and OEM requirements.
  • Fire sprinkler systems
  • Water spray and mist
  • Fire sprinkler systems
  • Water spray and mist systems
  • Kitchen fire suppression systems
  • Foam systems
  • Gaseous systems
  • Vehicle fire suppression systems

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Foam sampling and analysis

We provided fire fighting foam sample testing laboratory services to assess the condition of low, medium and high expansion foam in accordance with MSC.1/Circ.1312 – Ref.


Intervals of periodic control except for tests in accordance with paragraph 4.7 the first periodical control of foam concentrates should be performed not more than three years after being supplied to the ship, and after that, every year.

Foam testing laboratory

Samples collected from the vessel goes through an accurate foam sample testing using controlled laboratory standards and data processing.

Foam testing procedure

Foam sample is tested as per the guidelines mentioned in As per MSC.1/Circ.1312 – Ref. T4/4.01.

Standard foam sampling includes

  • Freezing and thawing
  • Heat stability
  • Sedimentation
  • Kinematic viscosity
  • pH value
  • Film formation
  • Expansion ratio
  • Drainage time
  • Fire tests
  • Corrosiveness
  • Volumetric mass

Moisture content testing

We provide laboratory services for assessing the condition and moisture content testing of dry chemical powder in accordance with IMO 1432 31/5/2012.


  • IMO 1432 31/5/2012 under two-year testing and inspections – 8.2.4 test a sample of dry chemical powder for moisture content.

Fire and blast proof doors and walls

We have the capability to supply, install, service, and maintain fire and blast proof doors and walls.

Fixed and portable gas detection

We have extensive capabilities in servicing, maintaining and supplying fixed and portable gas detection equipment.

Self-contained breathing apparatus

We specialise in the supply and service of self-contained breathing apparatus.

We are leaders in hyperbaric sales and service, delivering uniquely customised solutions for our clients. Our hyperbaric technicians are OEM accredited and experienced in testing, inspection, service, maintenance and recertification of self-contained breathing apparatus and compressors onshore and offshore.

Our dedicated service team is available 24/7 to attend to any fire fighting systems and equipment services required. Please email or contact 1800 003 473 (24 hrs hotline).

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Specialised Marine Services

ARA Marine has fully equipped facilities and highly trained and accredited service technicians located around Australia. In addition, ARA Marine has a team of mobile service technicians who are on-call 24/7 for deployment throughout Australia, New Zealand and into the Pacific. 

Fire fighting systems and equipment

ARA Marine has extensive capability in servicing, maintaining and supplying fire fighting systems and equipment.

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Pressure vessels, relief valves and mechanical equipment

ARA Marine exceeds the demands of today’s quality-conscious customer and provides the highest level of testing and certification services.

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Ships, boats and davits

ARA Marine provides ship, boat, and davit inspection and repair services compliant to IMO MSC 402(96) and SOLAS Chapter III which require five yearly inspections.

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Ship repair and underwater services

ARA Marine provides comprehensive ship repair and underwater services for marine engines and underwater inspections and repairs.

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Hyperbaric / Breathing air systems

ARA Marine is a leader in hyperbaric services. Our hyperbaric technicians are OEM accredited and experienced in the inspection, testing, service, maintenance, and certification of breathing air compressors and breathing apparatus onshore and offshore.

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Marine electrical and automation

ARA Marine provides comprehensive electrical solutions for marine power generation, power distribution and automation control.

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Industry Specialisation

ARA Marine provides specialty marine safety services, technical support and engineering solutions to the commercial shipping, yacht, and offshore maritime industry in 16 major Australian ports.

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Oil and gas

ARA Marine provides the oil and gas industry with the highest standard of inspection, testing, service, maintenance, certification, and project and asset management for critical safety equipment.



ARA Marine has extensive experience in the defence industry. Our experienced personnel have an in-depth knowledge of how the Department of Defence operates and understand the Department’s unique and stringent work requirements.



ARA Marine operates in a variety of industrial areas and environments including mining, resources, gas plants, refineries, power stations, wineries and agriculture.

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Commercial vessels

ARA Marine is a well-known and respected name in the commercial vessel industry. We are renowned for high-quality work, service excellence and in-depth knowledge that is unrivalled in safety.