Boat Re-fitting, Dry Dock, Shipyard, Engineering

Norship Engineering is a privately owned Engineering business that delivers service excellence, innovation and cost effective Engineering solutions.

Norship Engineering operates from a large fully equipped facility in Cairns Qld. This facility was originally NERCO (Northern Engine Reconditioning Company) established in 1974. Norship recently acquired the facility and  the associated capability to continue the delivery of Engine, Driveline, Propulsion system and General  Engineering capability for Northern Australia Heavy Industries.

Norship Engineering has an uncompromising focus on Safety, Security, Quality, Environment and customer satisfaction across it services delivered to the Marine, Mining, Transport, Agricultural, Manufacturing and Processing Industries.

Norship Engineering is an intuitive engineering company that specializes in remanufacturing driveline components such as; Engines, Gearboxes, Tail shafts and other driveline components. We also provide general engineering services in the areas of general machining and fabrication.

Our services and capabilities include:


  • Boring & Honing
  • Surface Grinding
  • Counter Boring
  • Sleeving
  • Replacement Liners
  • Crankshaft Tunnel Boring


  • Resizing Big Ends
  • Small End Refurbishment
  • Check for Twist/ Bend


  • Tail shafts
  • Propellers
  • Crankshafts
  • Motor Armatures
  • Pumps
  • Fans
  • Mulchers
  • Turbines

Cylinder Heads

  • Grinding
  • Pressure Testing
  • Crack Testing
  • Valve Guides
  • Valve Seats
  • Camshaft Tunnel Boring
  • Camshaft Grinding

Cleaning & Preservation

  • Bead & Abrasive Blasting
  • Alkaline & Heat Tank
  • Painting


  • Line Boring
  • Thread Repair and Helicoil
  • Driveshaft Manufacture and Balancing
  • General Machining
  • Engine, Gearbox and Driveline Breakdown
  • Engine, Gearbox, and Driveline Rebuild
  • Propeller Shaft Machining and Straightening
  • Engine component remanufacture

Non Destructive Testing

  • Crack Testing
  • Pressure Testing
  • Camshafts
  • Blocks
  • Conrods


  • Performance Engine Machining
  • Engine Dyno Testing