AIMPE Monthly Meeting - 30th July 2024    


Teekay managed Defence Support vessel Guidance on arrival into Sydney 11th September 2023. Australian registered.

Nuyina on arrival in Hobart 16th October 2021

Australian flag Antarctic research and supply ship Nuyina arriving in Hobart on 16th October 2021.

Tasmanian Achiever II

New Toll Bass Strait ro-ro ship in Burnie for naming ceremony. 17th February 2019. Australian registered.

Searoad Mersey II

New LNG powered Bass Strait Ro-ro on first arrival in Devonport, Tasmania. December 2016. Australian registered.

Spirit of Tasmania II

Bass Strait passenger ferry departing Devonport, Tasmania. December 2016. Australian registered.


Manly Ferry 'Collaroy' on Sydney Harbour, NSW. Australian registered.

David Allan

Newcastle Port Dredge, 'David Allan' NSW. Australian registered.

Fred Hollows

Emerald class Sydney ferry Fred Hollows. Australian registered

Northwest Snipe

LNG Tanker Northwest Snipe at anchor Dampier WA 5th March 2020

Northwest Sanderling

Northwest Shelf Shipping Services Co LNG tanker at anchor, Port of Dampier, WA. 31st March 2021. Australian registered.

Spirit of Tasmania I

The Spirit of Tasmania I operates a passenger/freight service across Bass Strait between Melbourne and Devonport. Picture here in Sydney Harbour after a dry-docking. 2011. Australian registered.

DOF's Skandi Singapore Dampier

DOF Offshore Supply Vessel at Toll supply base Dampier WA 31st March 2021. Norwegian registered (NIS).

Solstad's Norman Saracen

Solstad Offshore Supply Vessel Normand Saracen at anchor Port of Dampier 31st March 2021. Norwegian Registered (NIS).

Svitzer Maitland

Svitzer tug 'Maitland' Newcastle, NSW. Australian registered.

MATV Sycamore

Naval helicopter training vessel Sycamore, Sydney Harbour, Australian registered.

LNG PSV Siem Thiima

The first LNG powered Platform Support Vessel in Australia Siem Thiima (right) at King Bay Dampier with Siem Topaz (left) February 2017. Both Norwegian International Shipping register.

RTM Weipa

Bulk ship RTM operated for Rio Tinto Marine by ASP Ship Management, Gladstone, Queensland. April 2016. Singapore registered.

RV Investigator

CSIRO Research vessel arriving in Hobart, Tasmania. April 2014. Australian registered.

SeaRoad MV Liekut

SeaRoad's MV Liekut (replacement for SeaRoad Tamar) Port Melbourne 20th March 2021. Australian registered.

Welcome to AIMPE                                          


Members of the Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE) work on  a wide range of ships and other vessels including tankers, bulk ships, offshore oil and gas industry vessels, FPSOs, ro-ros, passenger ships, patrol boats, tugboats, defence support vessels, ferries, dredges, MODUs, fishing well-boats and the power generation industry.

The AIMPE is the union representing the industrial and professional interests of Marine Engineers in Australia.

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 together with the Australian Maritime Officers Union has also formed Nautilus Federation Australia to represent maritime officers in Australia.

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.

Our proud motto is "Non SibiSed Omnibus " . Not for one but for all.


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






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