Celebrating 60 Years of Business in South Australia

BL Shipway is a family owned and operated company, proudly 100% South Australian. Established in 1953, we at BL Shipway continually move forward by updating and expanding our product range and services, offering the best global brands and the most comprehensive range in South Australia.

BL Shipway currently employs 36 staff including Technical Sales Engineers, Internal Sales Staff, Workshop Supervisors and Tradesmen, Stores Staff and Administration personnel. We also have access to additional labour on a sub-contract basis. The Company has been a market leader in South Australia within the Fluid Power industry throughout its history and holds several exclusive distribution agreements for South Australia.

Throughout the past 60 years BL Shipway has undertaken many and varied projects, from conception and design through to installation, commissioning and maintenance.  Projects ranging in scale from a small hydraulic pump installation to a major project commissioning benefit from our single minded, results-driven resolve, ensuring the very best fluid power solution is applied to every project, big and small, across the board.

Projects include:

  • Hydraulic systems, installation kits and PVC hose for several large agricultural OEMs for local and export markets.
  • Hydraulic systems for the operation of emergency equipment on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
  • Intricate pneumatic systems management for the Blast Furnace at Nyrstar Port Pirie.
  • Hydraulic flushing and powerpack equipment for the Australian Submarine Corporation.
  • Pneumatic, hydraulic and lubrication installation on the main presses for Holden’s current model vehicles.
  • Environmentally sensitive hydraulic systems for the operation of lock gates on the River Murray barrage system.
  • On-site facilities at several major South Australian mine sites to enable repair of vital equipment during machine operation.
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic systems for the manufacturing of commercial and domestic rainwater tanks throughout Australia.
  • Hydraulic hose and tube assemblies for land based military vehicles used in Australian and foreign locations.
  • Pneumatic cabinets for rail trucks for the mining industry.

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