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ARA Marine’s electrical and automation services offer comprehensive engineering services for marine power generation, power distribution, automation control of main engine, auxiliary engine, machinery and boilers.

Marine automation

Marine systems heavily rely upon marine electrical and automation and they play a vital part in vessel safety. From safety of navigation to unloading of cargos, all types of machinery employed are equipped with automation systems. ARA Marine offers a wide range of marine electrical and automation services ensuring your system is well maintained, safe and reliable. 

Marine automation engineers

Our team of marine industry experienced power and automation engineers offer the following 24/7 maintenance and repair services to automation systems onboard commercial vessels in Australia:

  • Main engine, aux. engine, and boiler instrumentation and control
  • Electrical troubleshooting of main generators and emergency generators
  • Troubleshooting of motors
  • Electrical control system service of cranes and winches
  • Servicing of alarm and monitoring systems
  • Electrical and electronic repairs at the control and component level
  • Gas alarms and analysers
  • Calibration of monitoring equipment
  • PLC and PCB repair
  • ICCP system
  • Inert gas system – control and automation
  • MCB issues
  • ACB servicing and testing for performance

Control and automation of electrical power distribution systems

Electrical power generated onboard the vessels is controlled and automated precisely to ensure maximum efficiency. The system uses PLC and SCADA for automation of the power distribution system and avoidance of major outages by providing maximum safety of the system.

Electrical engineering and automation

Our marine electrical and power engineers are highly skilled in providing engineering services and solutions to your system. Automation of main and auxiliary machinery is checked, serviced, and maintained as per the maker’s instruction.

Marine electrical maintenance and automation

Power generation systems relying on automation are required to be serviced and maintained for optimum performance. ARA Marine provides maintenance services for all onboard systems.

Our service team is available 24/7 to provide marine electrical and automation services. 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.