6Sigma Marine

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We provide Turnkey EPC for Ship Repair, Ship Conversion, Ship Refit, New Ship Building and Steel Fabrication and Manufacturing in medium and heavy steel sector.

We specialise in providing Drydocking in Cape Town and East London, South Africa

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Ships Drydocking, Maintenance, Repair, Refit and Conversion

6Sigma Marine, Cape Town is a privately owned Ship Maintenance, Repair, Refit and Conversion company, providing services in and around the ports of Cape Town, Saldanha Bay and WalvisBay (Namibia). The head office is located at the entrance of Sturrock Drydock, Cape Town, which is South Africa’s biggest drydock.

6Sigma accommodates incoming ships with Drydocking, Quayside and Syncrolift Ship Maintenance, Repairs, Refit and Conversions for their 5-year class renewal or specific project needs. Reference Projects.

Lloyd’s Register verified for ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 for “Provides Turnkey EPC for Ship Repair, Ship Conversion, Ship Refit, New Ship Building and Steel Fabrication and Manufacturing in medium and heavy steel sector

Years Established

Completed Projects

Our Services

Our team members make up the ONLY Ship Repair Company in South Africa (and neighboring countries) with internationally qualified Professional Naval Architects, Cost Engineers, Project Managers and other professionals with the founding members as directors.

We take pride in the continuous development of our team and we ensure that our team stays abreast with the latest technological advancements and industry trends to provide first world services. We manage our contracts according to internationally recognized contracts with our project management team, providing extensive analyses on cost control, resource allocation, and project progress, deviations and risk management.

Marine Services

Engineering Services

Procurement and Warehousing

  • Equipment importing, export, intermodal, clearing, forwarding, storage
  • Transport/Logistics
  • Warehousing

Celebrating great projects and partnerships since May 2012

Established as the Exclusive Naval Architecture and Engineering Design Office for DCD Marine Cape Town, our journey began with a focus on delivering top-notch services in ship design and engineering. Over the years, we’ve evolved, leveraging our experience to expand into ship repair, conversion, and a range of professional services tailored to meet the diverse needs of the maritime industry.

Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to our FAQ section, where you’ll find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions to help you better understand how we operate and how we can assist you. If you have any further questions or need additional information, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team.

Where can I book a drydocking slot for my vessel?

At 6Sigma, we offer convenient booking options in South Africa and Namibia for drydocking slots tailored to your vessel’s schedule and requirements. Our dedicated team ensures smooth scheduling and seamless coordination to accommodate your drydocking needs efficiently. Visit our Drydocking page for more info.

What marine consulting services do you provide?

We offer a comprehensive range of marine consulting services, including but not limited to naval architecture, marine engineering, project management, owner representation, and surveying. Our experienced team provides expert guidance and support across various aspects of marine projects, ensuring efficiency, safety, and adherence to industry standards.

Can you handle both new construction and repair projects?

Absolutely! Whether you need a new vessel designed from scratch or repairs to an existing one, we have the expertise to deliver.

How do you ensure quality in your projects?

Our Quality Management System adheres to stringent processes and procedures to comply with ISO 9001:2015, 14001:2015, and ISO 45001:2018 standards. These certifications ensure that we maintain high-quality standards in our operations, prioritize environmental sustainability, and uphold the highest standards of occupational health and safety. Additionally, our ISO certifications reflect our commitment to delivering exceptional services while adhering to internationally recognized standards.

What sets you apart from other drydocking and marine engineering firms?

At 6Sigma, our distinction lies in our comprehensive approach to drydocking and marine engineering. We combine cutting-edge technology with decades of industry expertise to deliver tailor-made solutions that meet the unique needs of each client. Our commitment to quality, safety, and environmental sustainability, backed by ISO certifications, ensures that every project is executed to the highest standards. Moreover, our team of skilled professionals, including naval architects, marine engineers, and project managers, work tirelessly to ensure seamless project execution from start to finish. With 6Sigma, you can expect innovative solutions, unparalleled customer service, and a commitment to excellence that sets us apart in the industry.

Why Choose Us?

At 6Sigma Marine Solutions, we are committed to delivering excellence in everything we do. Here’s why clients trust us:

Proven Track Record:

With a history of successful projects and satisfied clients, we have earned a reputation for reliability and professionalism.

Quality Assurance:

Our adherence to ISO standards and stringent quality management processes ensures that every project meets the highest standards of quality and safety.

Innovative Solutions:

We leverage cutting-edge technology and industry best practices to deliver innovative solutions that address our clients’ most complex challenges.

Client Testimonials

Few of the good offshore Engineering company’s in the Southern hemisphere. Projects executed in good engineering practice and on time.


I worked with the 6Sigma Team on a new build project, with all the project deadlines met. A Professional outfit under the Supervision and Direction of their dedicated Director Jako Laubscher. I recommend them for any Offshore and Maritime Naval Architecture or Project Management.


Great experience working with this company, sound principles and knowledge, also very good with communication. I will recommend them!