The company

Oceanic Solutions Pty Ltd, a privately-owned defence consulting and project management company, was formed in 1997. Operations are conducted from its office in Hobart, Tasmania.

Contact details and location.

ABN: 18 830 805 302
ACN: 079 832 429


Oceanic Solutions provides its Australian and overseas clients with a range of services:

Project management

In April 2000, Oceanic Solutions was selected by Australia's Department of Defence to manage development and delivery of the Stonefish Exercise Mine Shore Station Computer Upgrade for the Joint Ammunition Logistics Organisation. All milestones, including final delivery in February 2001, were achieved on time and to budget.

Delivery of upgraded Shore Station

Delivery of the upgraded Shore Station for the Stonefish Exercise Mine at HMAS WATERHEN


Jeremy Ranicar

Jeremy Ranicar

Oceanic Solutions' Principal Consultant, Dr Jeremy Ranicar (PhD in Physics), is a multi-disciplinary scientist with a very broad range of contacts in the Australian Defence Force (ADF), the Defence Science and Technology Group (formerly DSTO), and defence industry both in Australia and overseas. He spent more than 23 years in DSTO, including two, long term, diplomatic postings to the Australian High Commission in London. His Government service was followed by two years with Nautronix Ltd in Perth, Western Australia, as their Defence Business Development Manager. Dr Ranicar's career has given him an extensive knowledge of Australian and European defence communities, industries and markets. In June 2015, in recognition of many years of support and representation of the Spanish shipbuilder Navantia and Spain's interests in Australia, Dr Ranicar had bestowed upon him, by the Kingdom of Spain, the Officer's Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic.


Jeremy is a member of relevant professional and industry associations, including:


Marguerite Ranicar

Marguerite Ranicar

Marguerite Ranicar, Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting; Bachelor of Arts, manages the company's accounts; and assists with business development, project management and preparation of tenders.