Austal Limited designs, manufactures, constructs, and supports defense and commercial vessels in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia, South and Central America, the Middle East, and Africa. The company designs, constructs, and supports passenger ferries, vehicle and passenger ferries, and offshore and windfarm vessels; naval and other defense vessels; and patrol boats for government law enforcement and border protection agencies. It also develops and integrates advanced vessel control and information management systems, including MARINELINK, an integrated monitoring, alarm, and control system for vessel systems; MARINELINK-Smart vessel management system that provides vessel support service; and MARINELINK-Fleet, an off-the-shelf system, which offers shore-sourced ship position, schedule, and weather data, as well as motion control interceptors. In addition, the company provides life capability management and vessel support services, such as crew training and instruction, vessel servicing, repair and maintenance, integrated logistics support, vessel sustainment, and information management systems support to naval, government, and commercial operators; and refit services and management of annual dockings. Austal Limited was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Henderson, Australia.