Ventia has won the AMC CUF contract - aerial view of the port

Ventia has been awarded the Australia Marine Complex - Common User Facility (AMC-CUF) - Operation and Facility Management contract.

The contract has an initial term of five years plus up to two extensions of five years each. Operations will commence in July 2022.

The AMC plays an important role in supporting the Western Australian economy, allowing it to continue to grow strongly. At the heart of the complex, the CUF is key to the growth of naval work, to providing ongoing support for the defence and resource sector along with other major projects.


The scope of services

The contract includes 24-hour day to day operation and management of the AMC-CUF, including business development and marketing services, asset management services, facility management services and operator services.  

The AMC-CUF is a multi-industry, multi-user industrial facility serviced by a deep-water port, a floating dock and transfer system, specialised load out wharves, extensive laydown and assembly areas and several large fabrication halls. 


A true service provider

Ventia Group Executive of Defence and Social Infrastructure Derek Osborn said as a true service provider to the defence, marine and resource industries, Ventia's fresh approach to growing commercial opportunities to the AMC CUF means we will help DevelopmentWA deliver on the State's vision for a Stronger Tomorrow.

Ventia is pleased to be able to help generate local business and employment and deliver improved cost benefits through our network of suppliers and subcontractors.

"Our contract team will be led by Warren Farrow, General Manager Critical Infrastructure who has over 20 years' experience within the Australian maritime infrastructure and strategic asset management space. He is supported by the wider Ventia business, bringing extensive connections within the defence, maritime and resource sectors," Derek said.

Farncombe sub docking

Ventia has a proud history of supporting defence, maritime and resource sectors.

"Ventia is one of the largest essential services providers in Australia and New Zealand. We bring our focus on innovation and sustainability to deliver maintenance and operations of assets that are vital to communities."

We have a relentless pursuit to redefine service excellence, and we bring a collaborative approach, efficiency through innovations and a value for money service that has been proven across our contracts within our social infrastructure business in Australia and New Zealand.

"Ventia is looking forward to delivering best practice in operations and management through our systems, and by leveraging our in-house WA based marine asset management capability."