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On 1 May 2021, ARA Group acquired marine services market leader Wiltrading STACE which has  significantly increased ARA’s ocean and off-shore capabilities across Australia.

Following the ARA Group’s acquisition of Wiltrading STACE in May 2021, the company continues to evolve. On 1 November 2022,  and Wiltrading STACE changed its name to ARA Marine. 

Now a consolidated division of the ARA Group, ARA Marine significantly strengthens the group’s ability to deliver and grow our fully integrated, in-house solutions to the oil and gas, defence, industrial and commercial vessel sectors.

Our mission is to enable our customers to manage and meet statutory and regulatory requirements for certification of safety systems with minimum disruption.

As experienced sales and service providers to the marine and offshore sector, defence and industrial sectors, Wiltrading STACE offers customers innovative solutions and impeccable service. Wiltrading STACE regularly provides inspection, service, maintenance, certification, and new products for critical safety equipment in a timely manner to a very high standard. 

Wiltrading STACE hold Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) approvals, technical and QHSE accreditations, and has a highly-trained team that can assist with all manner of requirements. We have significant experience in providing services OEM, Classification Society and Flag State requirements. Wiltrading STACE enjoys the full support of the ARA Group, including ARA Indigenous Services. Nationally, we have strong links with ARA Group divisions, further complementing our breadth of expertise.

Now ARA Marine, Wiltrading STACE has fully equipped facilities and highly-trained and accredited service technicians located around Australia including Perth, Karratha, Darwin, Cairns, Gladstone, Sydney, and Melbourne. In addition, Wiltrading STACE has a team of mobile service technicians that are on-call 24/7 for deployment throughout Australia, New Zealand and into the Pacific.

Wiltrading STACE has the capability and accreditation to service a wide range safety, fire, breathing air, and mechanical equipment.


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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