Marine

BlueScope Distribution proudly support the marine industry with steel and aluminium products, processing and solutions. Our team understands that our marine manufacturing and fabrication customers need continuity of supply and access to quality aluminium products.

With BlueScope Distribution, your business has access to a comprehensive range of steel and aluminium products and processing options to provide semi-finished parts, all with one convenient point of contact.

Providing end to end solutions to the marine industry

Our team is committed to providing a diversified range of products, high quality processing capability and a broad range of services which help support our customers to find the freedom they need to do what they do best.

We are proudly Australian. The strength of our steel and aluminium products made for tough Australian conditions aim to deliver confidence to the marine industry made up of manufacturers of ships, plate and press boats, ferries, superyachts, defence, OPVs and frigates.

Product

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As a trusted distributor to the marine industry, we partner with our customers to meet their project requirements.

We offer DNV certified options for 5383 and 5083 aluminium plate products, as well as stocking a range of options for 5052 aluminium sheet and coil.

The 6xxx Series of aluminium extrusion products that we supply is aligned to the marine manufacturing requirements our Australian customers need. We have convenient options for standard exclusives and can work with your project team to investigate and prototype non-standard extrusions using our 3D printer.

Backed by our commitment to quality, we help reduce compliance risk through our ISO 9001 quality management system accreditation with documented systems and processes.

Our steel range for marine applications includes:

Steel plate 

  • Grade 250/350 
  • Boiler & pressure vessel 
  • Floorplate & coilplate

Quenched & tempered

  • Steel sheet & coil
  • Cold rolled & hot rolled
  • Metallic coated

Tube & pipe 

  • Circular hollow sections 
  • Rectangular hollow sections 
  • Square hollow sections

Merchant bar

  • Flat bars & angles
  • Rounds & squares

Our aluminium range for marine applications includes:

  • Grade 5083 DNV H116 / 5083 DNV H321 plate
  • Grade 5383 DNV H321 plate
  • Grade 5052 H32 / H38 sheet & coil
  • Grade 5052 O (5 bar) treadplate
  • 6xxx Series extrusion 

Our team can supply you with aluminium products in a variety of finishes such as mill finish, bright finish, plastic coated, painted and anodised

Processing

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BlueScope Distribution offers aluminium marine customers the convenience of having their products processed by our professional and highly skilled teams. Our experienced programmers work closely with our customers to provide workable solutions that assist with design and nesting capabilities, ensuring minimal wastage. 

At BlueScope Distribution, your aluminium project is covered from raw product through to semi-finished parts, all managed with one convenient single source product, processing and solutions provider.

Our key processing services include:

  • Steel plate plasma cutting, drilling, etching & bevelling
  • Steel sheet shearing & coil slitting
  • Aluminium routing, sheet shearing & coil slitting
  • Aluminium PE film application for surface protection

Solutions

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Our ability to label and kit material helps some customers to find significant efficiencies in their production, and our team have the technical resources to tackle the most complex project requirements. We can provide storage solutions or VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory) for our customers serving the marine industry.

Being able to source all your steel and aluminium products from one single source product, processing and solutions provider helps you find the freedom to do what you do best.

Our teams can offer your business:

  • Product identification for ease of installation (steel & aluminium surface etching)
  • Kitting and product labelling 
  • Consignment Solutions
  • B2B Digital system integration for ease of doing business