World Fuel Services Australia is proud to announce the formalisation of the Indo Pacific Collaboration Program, an investment that leverages the combined strength of Australian industry capabilities in static and deployable bulk fuel infrastructure.
About the Program
This Program brings together the best of Australian Industry to continue the development of a world leading capability in innovative design, integration and delivery of static and deployable bulk fuel infrastructure.
The collaboration combines the global reach of World Fuel Services energy offerings with the local expertise of Holmwood Highgate, JVAT and Eclips Engineering. Driven by innovation and economies of scale, this teaming will deliver unrivalled value propositions and levels of support, assurance and resilience to the customer resulting in lowering of overall risk and total cost of ownership.
Additionally, this combined strength will provide entry into World Fuel Services’ regional and global markets for the provision of end-to-end bulk fuel distribution systems while providing the only enduring sovereign development, integration and support hub in the southern hemisphere.
World Fuel Services Australia. Global End-to-End fuel specialist operating 18 aviation installations in Australia in addition to a global footprint delivering energy solutions to military customers in safe and contested environments for over 40 years. World Fuel Services Defence Solutions Senior Director, David Wainwright said:
“This opportunity unites the extensive global fuel know-how WFS successfully delivered from military operations abroad in Afghanistan; disaster response and humanitarian support in our region, through to local needs at home in Australia such the 2019/2020 bush fires”.
“Together, our team, stands ready to respond to the ongoing long-term fuel needs not only for the ADF, but important strategic depth essential to support our region"
Holmwood Highgate has been at the forefront of commercial bulk liquid transport design and manufacturing for the last 70 years. Executive Director Holmwood Highgate, Wade Mellish said:
“Our entry in the military sector has been a hard journey and only possible by working with the ADF and key Primes. Leveraging our Australian made product on the world stage is the natural next step this will be done in lock step with our partner World Fuel Services"
"World Fuels Services will provide Holmwood Highgate with the correct balance of support, guidance and opportunity that is key for any Australian SME, if they are to succeed in often complex and demanding markets”
Eclips is a global, innovation leader in providing standardised and digitalised logistics systems, supporting the ideology of ‘factory to frontline’ efficiency – leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT). ECLIPS Managing Director Shaun Moore said:
“We are delighted to be a part of this significant collaboration that fully embraces Australian invention and long-term deployment capability”
“Importantly this investment provides the market penetration to take our Australian innovations global”
JVAT National leaders in enterprise risk management, safety engineering and certification specialist services. JVAT Managing Director Jimmy Stewart said:
“We truly appreciate the opportunity to support WFS and our partners in this innovative collaboration program.”
“This program ensures long term investment in Australia sovereign bulk fuel capability and export opportunities, positioning JVAT and our partners as industry leaders"
"The Program provides JVAT a global platform to showcase the best of Australian industry in Risk and Assurance services"