Soletanche Bachy expands in marine works in Australia with the acquisition of Brady Marine & Civil

After the launch of the ForSHORE brand in 2019, Soletanche Bachy continues to ramp up its expertise in ports and maritime works, with the acquisition of the majority of Brady Marine & Civil, a specialist company based in Queensland, Australia. Lots of synergies to come with our BUs in Oceania and with ForSHORE operations!


Brady Marine & Civil, an Australian specialist marine contractor is now part of the Soletanche Bachy group, after the acquisition of the majority of the company in September 2021.


Brady was created in 2010 by Paul Brady and currently has around 90 employees. Its annual turnover reaches AU$ 65 million (€42 million). It is based in Queensland, with offices in Brisbane and a workshop in Yatala, and is active in all Australian states.


Brady Marine & Civil/ ForSHORE / Marine works


Brady Marine & Civil specialises in the construction of all marine and near-shore infrastructures and substructures: bridges over water, piers, quays, dolphins, jetties, wharves, offshore pipelines, and other marine based complex structures. The company also has strong in-house engineering and equipment resources, including specialist plant (barges, cranes, temporary falsework bridging, heavy piling and drilling equipment, etc.).

Brady Marine & Civil/ ForSHORE / Marine worksBrady has completed several iconic projects, such as the Brisbane International Cruise terminal, Garden Island Cruiser Wharf, Harwood and Grafton Bridge, Homebush Bay Bridge and HIAL North Jetty, among others.

For Stéphane Abry, Managing Director, Soletanche Bachy, “the arrival of Brady Marine & Civil in Soletanche Bachy is a great addition to our strong existing marine works expertise, centered around the ForSHORE brand. It will allow us to expand our port activities in Australia and create significant synergies and joint business opportunities with our subsidiaries in the area.

Paul Brady, Managing Director and Founder, Brady Marine & Civil, commented: “For Brady Marine & Civil, joining Soletanche Bachy and VINCI Construction is a great opportunity to team up with world-leading companies in our sector and grow our business. We are proud to bring our strong engineering and marine works skills to a company that has a long history and premium reputation in these areas.

Paul Brady and management will remain with Brady Marine & Civil as the company continues to grow and develop in its market, with the support of Soletanche Bachy

Welcome to Paul Brady and to all the Brady Marine & Civil team!

Brady Marine & Civil / ForSHORE / Marine works
Harwood Bridge

ForSHORE operates as a general contractor to deliver all four stages in the development of port infrastructure projects: financing, design, build and maintenance.

ForSHORE offers a full range of port infrastructure capabilities and port structures: Jetties, quays, dry docks, locks, breakwaters, dolphins, foundations for platforms, storage tanks and buildings, sea outfall/intake

Read more on ForSHORE website

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ForSHORE, the best of Soletanche Bachy’s maritime works expertise