About Us

The ASP Ships Group provides maritime services to governments and the global defence industry. We offer flexible & tailored solutions to meet clients’ specific needs.

We have provided In-Service Support for Navy vessels for over 20 years, operated government ferries, and technically manage a sophisticated national Research Ship.

Services include Ship Management, Technical Support, Crew Management & Marine Logistics – delivered from our network of 12 offices in 10 countries.

We are an independent company, privately owned by the senior management, with a clear focus on bringing value to the ships we manage and the projects we undertake.


ASP has held Defence & Government Services contracts with National and State Governments since 1991. This now includes multiple support services for ferries, research ships & Navy vessels.

The Group has operated for 60 years and today has a global presence with offices in Singapore, India, Australia, United Kingdom, India, Ukraine, Croatia, Philippines, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Australia and New Zealand.


David Borcoski

Group Managing Director & CEO – Melbourne

Adrian Whatley

Group Commercial & Finance Director – Singapore

Captain Robert Walker

Group Chief Operating Officer – Singapore

Mark Patman

Group Director Defence & Government Services – Melbourne


Ship Management

Marine & Technical Services

Crew Management

Marine Logistics

Case Studies

Provision of In-Service Support & Sustainment for a 42,000dwt Navy support & replenishment vessel

Operating in the Pacific and  Indian ocean with 24/7 readiness

ASP have provided support services for this highly complex vessel since her commissioning in 2007

Engineering & maintenance support, supply chain management and technical advice to ensure mission readiness

Manage all planned maintenance and repairs in Australia and when overseas on missions in Asia Pacific

Full Technical Management of a $120m sophisticated government research vessel.

Operating primarily in the Southern Oceans and in extreme conditions.

Ocean-going research vessel capable of operating continuously at sea for up to 60 days

40 scientists and technical staff carry out oceanographic, geological, biological & atmospheric science

ASP provide full technical management including marine crew for up to 300 research days a year

Technical & Crew Management of Government owned ferries

Ferries operating on short sea routes with up to 2,000 passengers and 500 vehicles  

ASP has a 30 year history of managing sea going ferries and ro-pax vessels

ASP Defence & Government Services

For more information please contact:


473 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3004


Tel: +61 3 9211 9300

Email: enquiry@aspships.com

Mark Patman – Group Director Defence & Government Services

David Borcoski – Group Managing Director & CEO


152 Beach Road, #05-01 Gateway East

Singapore 189721

Tel: +65 6576 5700

Email: enquiry@aspships.com

Adrian Whatley – Group Commercial & Finance Director

United Kingdom

5 Kingfisher Way, Silverlink Business Park,

Wallsend NE28 9NX

Tel:  +44 191 2952230

Email: enquiry@aspships.com

Nigel Moore – Business Development Director







New Zealand




United Kingdom

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