Incat Crowther Wins Australian Export Award
- Incat Crowther designed-vessel Muslim Magomayev – seen here saving the lives of 30 personnel caught in an oil platform fire in the Caspian Sea in November 2015. Photo Incat Crowther
- Incat Crowther-designed vessel Kilimanjaro VI – one of eight vessels designed by the firm operating in Tanzania, Africa Photo Incat Crowther
Incat Crowther has been chosen as the National Winner for the CPA Australia Business Services Award. The award is given for outstanding international success in Professional Business Services with Incat Crowther demonstrating outstanding success in the export of Engineering Services.
The Australian Export Awards are a national program recognising Australian businesses for their export achievement and contribution to Australia’s economic prosperity.
The award was presented at a gala dinner held at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane, hosted by the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon Steven Ciobo MP.
Having won the NSW Premiers Award for Business Services in October, the company progressed to the national level.
“I think the key to our success is our ability to think outside the box and give our clients vessel designs that not only look great but functionally tick all the boxes” said Brett Crowther, Managing Director.
The company designs marine vessels for clients and locations all over the world. Chances are high that you have been on an Incat Crowther-designed vessel. “Incat Crowther’s success is driven by a team of energetic, practical and forward thinking staff, who approach each project with professionalism, integrity and a ‘can do’ attitude.” Said Mr Crowther. “It’s an honour for to be recognised nationally for our export success.”
Incat Crowther has a strong brand both domestically and internationally and is the most successful independent design firm in its niche. There are currently more than 100 large vessels under construction globally to Incat Crowther’s design.
Incat Crowther continues to grow thanks to its robust business model, strong and dedicated management, highly competent and motivated employees and a strong focus on innovative designs and customer service.
Incat Crowther continues to develop and deploy innovative solutions in response to the complex technical challenges presented by our industry. The company is at the forefront of the use of catamaran hull forms in large, fast offshore vessels, the evolution of very robust and high capacity monohull crew vessels and very fuel efficient low wash passenger vessels including those with hybrid drive.