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Austal USA, LLC

2 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $41,500 in penalties

Austal is an Australian shipbuilder. It manufactures high performance aluminium vessels, including ferries, cruise ships, military vessels, luxury yachts, patrol boats, and other watercraft. Austal USA is the company’s American branch, based in Mobile, Alabama. Austal USA is currently constructing the Independence class of littoral combat ships for the United States Navy.

Correspondence Date
Letter to Austal 3/16/2013
FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 #67 $865.9M
2015 #71 $846.0M
2014 #74 $736.7M
2013 #77 $696.2M
2012 N/A $1,055.3M
2011 #49 $1,365.0M

2 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

2 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
6/28/2016 Keshock et al. v. Metabowerke GmbH et al. (Unsafe Workplace)
Austal USA, LLC
Pending
11/19/2014 Safety and Health Violations at Mobile Facility
Austal USA, LLC
$41,500
6/9/2014 U.S. ex rel. Gates v. Austal USA (Contract Overbilling)
Austal USA, LLC
Pending
3/31/2011 Stena Rederi v. Austal Ships (Patent Infringement)
Austal USA, LLC
$0

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