Austal is an ASX-listed company which designs, constructs, and delivers commercial vessels worldwide. Austal builds passenger ferries, vehicle-passenger ferries, wind farm and offshore vessels for commercial applications; cruise yachts, dinner/harbour cruise, live-aboards, and private vessels for leisure and tourism applications; and naval vessels, patrol boats, auxiliary vessels, and systems for defense applications. Austal products also include Oceanfast yachts, theatre support vessels, combat ships, multi-role vessels, and private live-aboards. It employs 5,000 staff at its predominantly naval shipyard in Mobile, Alabama in the US.
In February 2019, Austal was one of 6 Western Australian companies listed in the 2019 Australian Military Sales Catalogue which promotes Australian defence industry products and services that are available for international customers to purchase.