Since 1833, Svitzer has provided safety and support at sea. With 4,000 employees, a fleet of 430 vessels and operations all over the world.

Kailis Marine has worked with Svitzer as a preferred contractor for over 20 years – for a long as the company has been in Western Australia. Works includes alongside the Fremantle facility and on the hard. Vessels include lines boats, tugs, pilot boats and work boats.





Ongoing works


Contracted works will vary in scope. It includes:

  • Boilermaking
  • Engineering
  • Shaft works
  • Below and above water works
  • Electrical
  • Refrigeration
  • Blasting and painting
  • Break-down services


As a preferred contractor, Kailis Marine provides services as required. At any one year, we may service six or seven vessels. The jobs will vary in scope and priority. Kailis Marine is on the ground and ready. We are responsive and flexible and will always fit a Svitzer vessel in.

Overall, we keep the vessels in good repair. We understand the commercial risks of down-time and have provided over the years a trusted and reliable service.

Kailis Marine has worked with Svitzer for over 20 years maintaining our fleet. Over the years, I have found that the team at Kailis Marine reliable and the work performed in a timely and safe manner. The quality of their trades is good and their tradesmen are marine orientated specialists which is important to get the job done. The management team are flexible and will work with our team in delivering our vessels on time. If we need a vessel earlier, they will make it happen. The facilities at Kailis Marine is what is required for our vessels and well located for our requirements. I would recommend the team at Kailis Marine.
Stephen Newton

Purchasing and Logistics Officer - Fremantle & Kwinana Port Operations, Svitzer Australia

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