Dormac Marine & Engineering

Is a division of Southey Holdings (PTY) Ltd and is a leading engineering company
specialising in the delivery of full turnkey solutions to clients in the marine, offshore and
industrial industries.

Oil & Gas

Oil & Gas

Repairs, modifications and life extensions of Semi-submersibles, Jack-Up Rigs, Drillships and support vessels in the upstream oil and gas industry.

Sealand Express

Ship Repair

Dry docking and afloat repairs and conversions / upgrades of all ships including tankers, passenger liners, container ships, bulkers and Navy vessels.



Top quality specialized industrial products and services delivered to multiple industries including mining, automotive, paper & pulp and sugar.



Fully operational out of five different ports spread out along the East and West coasts of Southern Africa.

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The production of sugar entails great complexity and expense, and when one of South Africa’s leading sugar manufacturers had an issue with its kicker shaft, Dormac came to the rescue.
Using our in-house machine shop, we manufactured and fitted the shaft, location block, locking pins, and drive plate with sprockets, and finished up with a complete inspection. For more news about Dormac's operations, on and off the water, keep an eye on this page.

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Dormac, with the help of AESSEAL, used Belzona to repair the vessel, Algoa back to its original state. The application method included a new deck plating bonded to the prepared deck with Belzona 1111, and filling the void between the old and new decks by injecting Belzona 1321 into the cavity. Once injected, the new surface of the deck was sealed and protected with Belzona 5811. The usage of this cold bonding technology proved to be a great success! Keep an eye out on our page for more of our successful operations. ...

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Sugar mill headstocks are one of the most essential parts of the sugar industry, as they are used for crushing sugar cane. Dormac was given the job of refurbishing sugar mill headstocks for Illovo Sugar and Tongaat Huletts. This included the sandblasting, ultrasonic testing, the removal and replacement of damaged plating as well as certified welding, final machining of the half bore and base, fettling and fitting before painting and conducting a full final inspection. Keep an eye on our page for more news about work throughout the country, and the world! ...

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