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Ship Building


Mega Luxury Yachts
1987 – 2002
Sandock Austral Shipyards completed 14 vessels and transported them to Holland. Pictured below are twin 80 metre long sister ships and a smaller 52 metre vessel. All vessels are manufactured to the same stage of completion.

  • The hull and superstructures are structurally complete.
  • The main engines, gearboxes and ancilliary equipment are installed
  • Engine room is completed
  • Steering gear, shaftlines are installed
  • Air-conditioning plant is installed
  • All piping systems are fitted
  • 80 m length 13 m beam 1100 tonnes 23 knots
  • 95 m length 14 m beam 1800 tonnes 26 knots
  • 14 Yachts built ranging from 23 m-95 m

  • Tug Contract
    1999 to 2003
    Five Voith Schneider Tugs for Portnet were built by SAS for SAFBUILD (PTY) LTD, a joint venture company between Sandock Austral Shipyards (PTY) LTD and SAFREIGHT (PTY) LTD

    Transnet Tug Contract
    2007 - 2011
    Total of seven Voith Schneider Tugs built with a 70 tonne ballard pull.

    Dimensions, Speed and Tonnage are the same for all vessels

  • T306 Shasa:70 Tonne Bollard Pull delivered November 2009

  • T307 Orca: 70 Tonne Bollard Pull delivered March 2010

  • T308 Lizibuko:70 Tonne Bollard Pull delivered June 2010

  • T309 Pholela: 60 Tonne Bollard Pull delivered September 2010

  • T3010 Lotheni:60 Tonne Bollard Pull delivered November 2010

  • T3011 Iphothwe:70 Tonne Bollard Pull delivered March 2011

  • T3012 Lilani:70 Tonne Bollard Pull delivered Juty 2011

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    Our expert team is ready to analyse and assist. We provide a complete in house Marine Solutions through our Ship Building, Ship Repair, Naval Maintenance , Mechanical and fabrication and Oil & Gas departments. Our yard is ISO 9001-2015 certified and has a Level 2 BBBEE Rating.

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