Frequently Asked Questions

 Overall Docking LengthInner/ OuterWidth at topWidth at baseDepth over entrance sillDepth
Cape Town Sturrock Dry Dock360m142m/205m45m42m13.7m14m
Cape Town Robinson Dry Dock161.2mN/A20m17m7.9m7.9m
Durban Prince Edward Dry Dock352m138m/207m42m33m12.56m13m
Dormac Dry Dock 1155mN/A24m24mN/A5.8m
Dormac Dry Dock 2155mN/A24m24mN/A6.8m
East London Princess Elizabeth Dry Dock200mN/A27.2m22.9m10.2m10.2m

We have several repair quays available at our different locations as detailed below

Repair Quay’sLengthDraft
Cape Town Repair Quay 502183m12.5m
Cape Town Repair Quay A458m12.2m
Cape Town Repair Quay  B497m10.7m
Durban Repair Quay A195m8m
Durban Repair Quay B225m7m
Durban Repair Quay C125m5m
Saldanha Bay Repair Quay204m15m
Port of Ngqura367m15.6m

Yes.  Dormac provides traveling teams tailored specifically to our clients requirements whether mechanical, steel, piping or electrical personnel to accomplish specific tasks onboard a vessel while underway or on station outside of our usual operational area.  We provide supervision if required otherwise the teams work under the direct guidance of the vessel staff or owner appointed third parties.  Our teams all have Seaman’s safety training including offshore survival with HUET.

Yes.  Please see information on our Cofferdam repairs here.

Yes, DORMAC has 2 privately owned dry docks situated in the Port of Durban.

 Length OverallDraftBeam
DORMAC Dock 1155m5.8m24.5m
DORMAC Dock 2155m6.8m24.5m

Contact us with your requirements

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Our Locations

With five fully equipped shipyards strategically placed around Southern Africa, DORMAC can cater for all possible repair and service requirements. Servicing all types of vessels, DORMAC has the necessary expertise, machinery and technical excellence to carry out repairs, upgrades and conversions when and where clients need it most.

Find us at any of the below locations or contact us

DORMAC Cape Town
DORMAC Saldanha Bay
11935 Platinum Street, Saldanha Industrial, Saldanha
DORMAC Walvis Bay