Birdon is a diversified global group of companies providing whole of life solutions to the maritime, military and resource sectors.
Birdon is proudly wholly Australian owned and headquartered in Port Macquarie NSW. Founded in 1977, the Birdon group of companies now employs approximately 400 personnel across the world, with operations throughout Australia, in the United States of America, Europe and Asia. The company is dedicated to industry leadership across each of its business divisions: marine, engineering, dredging, disposals and shipping.
The group’s capabilities include design and development, engineering and fabrication, repair and refit, asset management, shipping, and disposal. Birdon is a regular supplier to the Australian and US defence industry, having designed and manufactured marine craft, completed numerous dockings and refits of Naval vessels, provided in-service support for Naval assets, and asset disposals including ex-HMAS Canberra, Sydney and Darwin, Freemantle Class Patrol Boats and F111-A fighter jets. Birdon also has strong working relationships with clients in the commercial sector and is currently working on the delivery of new ferries for Sydney Harbour.
Birdon is regularly recognised as a Top 20 Defence SME and is one of only two Australian companies to contract directly to the US Army. Birdon offers value for our customers through our innovative people, organisational agility and operational excellence. Our vision is to be Australia’s preferred maritime, dredging and disposals service provider and a leading Australian shipyard operator.