Mark your diary, Tuesday 20 is December MDM. Members are urged to attend.... . 

Lowlands Brilliance

Bulk carrier operated by Teekay Shipping for BHBP Billiton, Port Kembla, NSW.


Bunker vessel operated by Svitzer, Botany & Sydney NSW

Aurora Australis

Antarctic Research and Supply vessel, Hobart, Tasmania.


Manly Ferry on Sydney Harbour, NSW

David Allan

Newcastle Port Dredge, NSW

Far Swan

Farstad Offshore vessel Dampier, WA.

RTM Weipa

Bulk ship RTM operated for Rio Tinto Marine by ASP Ship Management, Gladstone, Queensland.

Maersk Searcher

Maersk Offshore vessels alongside Dampier, WA.

Mermaid Ranger

Mermaid Offshore vessel based in Dampier, WA.


Bulk sugar ship departing Sydney - now Hong Kong flag retaining Australian Senior Engineers

Riverwijs Karoline

Riverwijs tug assisting an LNG tanker ship port of Dampier, WA.

RV Investigtor

CSIRO Research vessel arriving in Hobart, Tasmania.

Searoad Tamar

Spirit of Tasmania 1

TT Line Passenger/ro-ro ferry trading between Melbourne, Vic. and Devonport, Tas.

Svitzer Maitland

Svitzer tug Newcastle, NSW

Tasmanian Achiever

Welcome to the Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers

The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) is the union representing the industrial and professional interests of marine & power engineers in Australia.

Members of AIMPE work on tugboats, ferries, dredges, offshore oil and gas industry vessels, MODUs, cargo vessels and the power generation industry.

AIMPE is affiliated to the ACTU, Australia's peak union body, and to the International Transport workers Federation (ITF).AIMPE is also affiliated with the Nautilus Federation which represents maritime officers around the world.

AIMPE negotiates Enterprise Agreements on behalf of members and represents members in individual and collective disputes. AIMPE also acts to maintain professional standards in the maritime industry. AIMPE operates a National Employment Roster to assist members who are seeking work in the maritime industry.

Institute members have demonstrated time and time again that by standing united, great outcomes can be reached.

If you’re a marine and power engineer in Australia, this is where your industrial and professional focus belongs.


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AIMPE's Head Office is in Sydney with branches in Brisbane (Qld), Newcastle, Sydney, Melbourne (Vic/ Tas), Perth (WA) & Adelaide (SA).

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Please peruse these pages and your On Watch for information regarding these and other matters. Monthly Day Meetings deliver regular updates and discussion on these and other issues.

If you have any questions about any sector of Australia's maritime industry please get in touch with your nearest branch. Details can be found on our Enquiries & Contacts page.

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Our proud motto is "Non SibiSed Omnibus "

"On Watch" is our monthly journal, members can log in to view the On Watch online.

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