Industry Sectors

Four of the main sectors of the maritime industry are:

          Offshore Oil & Gas




Click on these sectors above to go directly to the relevant page.

Maritime Australia Plan

Prior to the May 2019 Federal Election AIMPE released a proposal for the future of the industry.

Called the Maritime Australia plan the proposal called for a major change of approach from the Australian Government.

The details of the plan can be read here:

Maritime_Australia_booklet.pdf Maritime_Australia_booklet.pdf (411.20 KB Wed May 1 09:59:44 2019)

Vessel types

The Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers is registered in or in connection with the maritime industry and power generation industry.  Without limiting the foregoing, the term maritime industry includes the following:


            Bulk Ships

            Tanker Ships

            Container Ships

            Roll-on/Roll-off Ships

            Passenger Ships

            Dredges (Self-Propelled and non Self-Propelled)

            Pilot Vessels

            Tug Boats

            Drill Ships (Self-Propelled)

            Support Vessels          

            Navigational Aids Vessels

            Self-Propelled Barges

            Small Ships

            Colliers Ships

            Research Vessels

            Floating Production Facilities (Self-Propelled)

            Ferries, Hydrofoils and Hovercraft

            General Cargo Ships

            Antarctic Vessels including icebreakers

            Survey Vessels

            Floating Hotel Installations

            Fishing Vessels

            Sundry Vessels

            Oil Rigs (Self-Propelled)