Our Capabilities

SMC has its roots in production piling and has developed wide range of capabilities over most areas of marine construction.  From a delivery perspective, SMC operates a large fleet of company-owned marine plant and has teams of skilled tradesmen throughout Australia.

 Our Capabilities Include:

Design & Construction

As more clients require turnkey approaches to projects, SMC added design and construct capabilities in 2010. Our management team includes 10 civil engineers experienced in marine construction. SMC has a reputation for providing creative solutions through design.

Marine Demolition

Licenced and experienced in marine demolition, SMC specialises in demolition projects that have both marine and land based components. SMC has qualified demolition supervisors and specialised equipment for large capacity pile pulling, efficient demolition, material separation and processing.


SMC Maintenance is a busy division of the company. All styles of marine assets are maintained:

  • NSW Ferry wharves
  • Commercial floating marinas
  • Commercial wharves
  • Domestic jetties
  • Shark nets and swimming enclosures
  • Intertidal structures

Major Marine Infrastructure

SMC provides design and construction capabilities for marine infrastructure such as:

  • Ports
  • Bridges
  • Tug Berths
  • Ferry Wharves
  • Commercial Facilities
  • Travel Lifts

SMC’s specialised plant and equipment provides a wide range of piling capabilities for major marine infrastructure. Piles can be installed in all ground conditions and up to large diameters:

  • Spun piles
  • Driven piles
  • Bored piles
  • Large capacity piles
  • Raked piles

Marinas and Pontoons

SMC has a long history and deep experience constructing commercial marina and pontoon systems. We recommend the Bellingham System for all commercial floating marina applications. SMC has provided plant and labour to install Bellingham systems at:

  • Carnarvon Boat Harbour
  • Port Coogee Marina
  • Bank Street Marina
  • Tweed Heads Travel Lift Service Pontoon
  • Coffs Harbour Government Vessels Marina
  • Coffs Harbour Travel Lift Service Pontoon
  • Rose Bay Marina
  • Point Piper Marina
  • Woolwich Marina
  • Quays Marina
  • Royal Motor Yacht Club
  • Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron
  • Walsh Bay 6/7
  • Pyrmont 9/10
  • Jones Bay
  • Davis Marina
  • Smiths Marina
  • St Josephs College Rowing Pontoon
  • Yeend Street Pontoon Balmain

Heritage Wharves

Heritage timber wharf maintenance now forms a large part of our business. Our heritage wharf maintenance team contains highly skilled tradesmen. We have recently conducted major maintenance on the iconic Urangan Jetty and the Busselton Jetty, the two longest heritage wharves in Australia. Timber heritage works generally involves:

  • Headstock and girder replacement
  • Headstock and girder supplements
  • Steel Jack up piles
  • Timber jack up piles
  • Concrete repairs
  • Heritage timber storey post replacements


SMC has experience in capital dredging, maintenance dredging and seabed reprofiling.