Using the world-class facilities and research expertise of the Australian Maritime College, AMC Search provides the maritime industry with consulting services that help it develop and innovate.

We work with organisations to provide ongoing or ad-hoc services that allow them to reduce their costs while providing valuable insight into challenges and solutions they face.

Our successful track record includes feasibility studies, design developments and tank and field testing in the following areas:

  • Ship design
  • Port and wharf development
  • Technology feasibility studies
  • Marine renewable energy field trials
  • Ship hydrodynamics
  • Ship mooring
  • Marine and coastal engineering
  • Safety and survival.

Consulting clients include commercial companies, government authorities, port authorities and defence organisations. 

Contact our consultancy manager, Nic Bender, to find out how we can help your organisation innovate.

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The Australian Maritime College has the Southern Hemisphere’s most advanced collection of maritime research facilities.

AMC Search holds exclusive commercial access to these facilities, which include a 100-metre-long towing tank, a model test basin and a maritime simulation centre. Find out more about our research facilities below.

Centre for Maritime Simulation  Towing Tank  Model Test Basin  Cavitation Research Laboratory  Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)