On 8 November 2021, ARA Group Limited acquired the business and assets of Port Curtis Sea Safety Services in Gladstone. This was a strategic acquisition for ARA. ARA has built a formidable ocean and off-shore service business as a result of other strategic acquisitions.
A small family-owned business, Port Curtis Sea Safety Services (PCSSS) was established in 2010 to supply products and services to the local maritime and industrial sectors in the Gladstone area. It comprises a busy life raft station servicing life rafts, lifejackets and immersion suits. It also boasts a large, registered pressure test station servicing breathing air systems and apparatus for the local industrial sector, as well as the Barrier Reef dive industry. PCSSS comes with high quality agencies such as Bauer, L&W Compressors, 3M Scott Safety, MSA Safety, Survitec, Fujikura etc.
Now known as ARA Marine, Gladstone is our 7th established national operations centre. ARA Marine will expand the current service offering to include complimentary safety services including firefighting equipment servicing and lifeboat and davit servicing to capitalise on the growing Gladstone Port precinct, the largest multi-commodity port in Queensland.
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.
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.
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.