Our Mission:

To be the provider of choice for marine services and vessel operations in Port Hedland harbour.
We provide quality vessels, manned with professional personnel that have a proven positive safety culture and a can do attitude.

Our Values:

  • Integrity and ethical values
  • Direct, open, and honest communication
  • Service quality and reliability
  • Continual self-improvement
  • People as the source of our strength
  • Team-orientation / commitment to each other
  • Bringing value to our clients
  • Good Seamanship


Hedland Launch Service has a zero tolerance to alcohol and deleterious drugs in the workplace. All personnel are subject to mandatory fitness for work testing prior to commencing any shift. All personnel are trained in First Aid, Job Hazard Analysis and risk assessment. Regular safety training, toolbox meetings and safety observations are conducted in our workplaces. Safety Management Systems, Emergency plans and procedures are in place. Monthly safety drills are carried out on all vessels and as required by legislation and the Pilbara Port Authority. Drills include Man overboard, Fire, collision, Environmental spills


HLS employs highly skilled and dedicated personnel, consisting of Vessel Masters, Deckhands, workshop and office personnel.


Hedland Launch Service provides a 24 hour service with highly experienced operators and regularly maintained vessels in current survey. We are fully licensed to operate with the Pilbara Ports Authority (Port Hedland).

All employees have MSICs and PPA (Port Hedland) inductions.

All masters and coxswains have completed the PPA small boat induction.

  • Running ships mooring lines
  • Barge towage
  • Stores / spares delivery
  • Crew transfers
  • Surveys
  • 12 ton truck hire
  • Marine engineering consultancy
  • Boilermaker class 1 welder
  • 4 ton truck hire
  • 2.5 ton forklift hire
  • Logistics



30m x 17m workshop and laydown yard


  • PPA (Port Hedland)
  • Austral Constructions
  • RIO Tinto
  • BHP Billiton
  • Monson Agencies
  • Total AMS
  • Hagstrom Drilling
  • McConnel Dowell
  • Teekay Shipping
  • Asia World Shipping Mazu
  • Seacorp
  • LBH Australia
  • Ship Agency Services
  • Gulf Agency Companies
  • Sturrock Grindrod Maritime
  • Indian Ocean Shipping
  • Always Shipping
  • Cervan Marine
  • Thyssenkrupp


ISO Certification:

In March 2018 HLS became ISO Certified to AS/NZS 4801:2001, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 9001:2015 to ensure continuous improvement to our operations and to further the value we bring to our clients.

To: HLS operates using an Integrated Business Management System that is certified to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018.