Sandock Austral Shipyards is located in Durban in the Bayhead area, close to the Salisbury Island Naval base. It is a shipyard which was purpose built for the envisioned naval building programme. Sandock-Austral completed the building of six Strikecraft, two Minehunters and the replenishment ship, S.A.S. Drakensbergs.
At Sandock Austral Shipyards, we have many years of innovative and highly skilled Shipbuilding and Ship Repair history to draw from. The CV’s of our personnel reflect the experience base line in management and first line supervision in ship repair. Behind each person is a wealth of project management and hands-on ship repair and operational experience that is invaluable to our customers.
The yard normally has 200-400 persons in its employ and when required can operate on a dual – shift build programme. The ship repair department is working 24/7 wherever required Sandock Austral Shipyards is a fully Black Empowered company. The Shipyard strives to be fully compliant with the latest South African Labour legislation and is committed to Employment Equity and the uplift of Previously Disadvantaged Individuals.
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