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Varivane Marine Furniture

Varivane has unparalleled experience in the design and manufacture of marine furniture.

In the a980’s they became the prime contractor to the UK Ministry of Defence for the design and supply of ammunition and decoy stowage lockers for use on board ships. They have since expanded further into the army, commercial shippingoffshore, and workboat sectors.

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Global leader for Marine Furniture

Over the last 30 years Varivane have supported the Royal Navy fleet, for new-build projects, ship support and refurbishment, holding the enabling contract from the Ministry of Defence for the manufacture and supply of furniture to Royal Navy vessels.

In conjunction with AusPress, Varivane are currently assisting the The Australian Federal Government and BAE in the specification of furniture needs to SEA5000 Hunter Class Future Frigate Program and improvement of equipment on new-build vessels,

It's all about service

In conjunction with AusPress, Varivane offer standard and bespoke ranges of equipment, manufactured from aluminium or steel. Where bespoke items are required, clients can utilise the skills of our design & consultancy service, including design studies for through-life support, maintenance, and spares for new and existing equipment.

If required, we can also undertake on-site surveys.

We provide a one stop service, all processes being performed in-house:

  • Design & 3d modelling
  • Fabrication
  • Painting and finishing
  • Assembly
  • Inspection
  • Packaging and despatch
  • After sales

A wide range of paint finishes are offered, including specialist woodgrain effects.

Complete range of Furniture

Varivane offer a complete range of furniture to satisfy the needs of off-shore vessels, Naval Vessels, Commercial Marine, Submarines, Workboats as well as hospital and dental.

With a wide range of beds, desks, tables, ammunition stowage, safes and other items, Varivane and AusPress can assist in the complete fit-out of all vessels.


Varivane considers successful management of quality to be of prime importance and is committed to continual improvement without compromise.

Established in 1964, Varivane  have developed a world class reputation for our quality standards, and  they ensure a quality service, from project inception through to delivery and after-sales.

They commit to delivering excellence in their products and services, exceeding expectations in terms of both quality and value.

Varivane are accredited to the following standards:

  • ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Standard for general sheet metal fabrication, specialising in the manufacture of ships furniture, ammunition stowages, lockers and weather deck equipment.
  • ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management..
  • OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management.
  • AQAP 2105:2009 NATO Quality Assurance Requirements for Deliverable Quality Plans.
  • AQAP 2120:2009 NATO Quality Assurance Requirements for Inspection and Test.
  • AQAP 2130:2009 NATO Quality Assurance Requirements for Production.
  • AQAP 2131:2006 NATO Quality Assurance Requirements for Final Inspection.

More Information?

Please contact our National Sales Team or the Customer Support Centre for technical information or advice for your project specifications or refer to the Varivane website