Forgacs Marine and Defence Pty Ltd (Forgacs) as a wholly owned subsidiary of Civmec is an integrated, multi-disciplined construction and engineering services provider to the Maritime and Defence Infrastructure sectors.

We provide commercial and naval shipbuilding facilities, service and maintenance support, marine vessel disposal services and defence estate civil infrastructure construction services.

We are committed to creative leadership, the ability to embrace new ideas, focusing on unlocking the value of innovation, collaborating with clients, a dedicated and safety-focused workforce and a strong commitment to quality.


It is our agile, dynamic leadership – together with the confidence, loyalty, commitment and talent of our people – that allows us to achieve success time and time again. Our drive to be the industry’s best and be proactive is what differentiates us.

Forgacs has two large scale operations in strategic west & east coast locations and 4 additional support hubs and office locations in Australia.

On the west coast, our main office headquarters and facilities are located in Henderson Western Australia. It is uniquely situated on a 200,000m2 waterfront site within the Australian Marine Complex (AMC), also known as the Henderson Shipbuilding Precinct. The AMC’s Common User Facility enhances our Henderson facility by providing superior land and marine-based supporting infrastructure, such as a 4,600MT floating dock and berthing facilities. 

On the east coast, our facility is located on 22.7 hectares of riverfront land near the port of Newcastle, New South Wales. It offers key shipbuilding, service and maintenance capabilities and provides national and regional clients with a range of integrated services.

Additionally Forgacs has regional facilities in Broome, Darwin, Gladstone and offices in Sydney.

Our innovative civil construction methods and our ability to deploy and operate from remote sites enables us to deliver site civil works such as earthworks, structural foundations for plants and buildings, infrastructure, reinforced steelwork and precast concrete at defence establishments across Australia.



West Coast facility 


Waterfront site within the Henderson Shipbuilding Precinct in Henderson, WA.


East Coast facility


Of riverfront land near the port of Newcastle, New South Wales.