6Sigma EPCM (Pty) Ltd – Marine and Offshore

6Sigma EPCM (Pty) Ltd – Marine and Offshore, based adjacent to Sturrock Drydock, Cape Town, is a privately owned company established in 2012 and holds DNVGL 9001:2015 certification for:

“Engineering design for ship building, ship and rig repair, offshore
engineering, project management and subcontracting of
manufacturing. (EA Sector : 20)”

6Sigma registered in 2012 was the Exclusive Naval Architecture and Engineering Design Office for DCD Marine Cape Town, (NEWS1, NEWS2), who are known world wide as a trusted name for Multi-Million Dollar Contracts in the Oil and Gas, Ship and Rig repair market. Due to down-scaling to suit the market situation it later on provided the opportunity for more work being subcontracted to our young dynamic company. Our tasks broadened to project planning and being entrusted with full projects from Concept Design, Class Design, Communication and Approval, Procurement, Contracting of Fabrication, Quality Assurance, Blast and Paint, Transport and Delivery to Commissioning and Handover.

The company naturally evolved as main contractor and became a trusted name as consultants on maintenance and operation of major state assets in South Africa, Fleet Clients, as well as, Oil and Gas Majors for new designs on project specific and/or maintenance structures/equipment. Our company portfolio and clients list can be provided on request.  

We keep a holistic management approach to internationally recognized management contracts, while maintaining an up-to-date knowledge base and accredited Design House with multi disciplinary interfaces.

Our global/local clients include (directly/indirectly):

  • Halliburton
  • OceanRig
  • Shell
  • BP
  • Bluewater Energy Services
  • VARD Shipyards
  • Damen Shipyards
  • Transnet
  • Robben Island Ferries


Our engineers, cost engineers and project managers are Internationally Registered Professionals and some of the best in the region recognized by 25 countries, with a strong focus on continuous development of our team, engineers to stay up to date with the latest technologies, project managers to provide a provide full details on cost control, resource allocation, project progress and also stay on top of various international contract formats. 

Please contact us via our contact page for:

Engineering Design:

  • Naval Architecture
  • Marine Engineering
  • Conceptual and Functional Design, FEED/ FEL1/FEL2
  • Details Engineering Design, FEL3
  • Finite Element Analysis for structural verification (FEA/ FEM)
  • Failure Mode Effects Analysis studies (FMEA)
  • Class Approved Design and Databooks
          .. for more info see our engineering page



  • Logistics
  • Warehousing
  • Storage
  • Import/Export
  • Transport
  • Class steel purchases
      this section is being updated 11/10/2018



  • Owners Representatives
  • Surveying
  • Construction Management
  • Steel & Pipe Work
  • Machining Services
  • Riding Squads 
  • Mechanical Works
  • Steel Preparation & Protection
  • Electrical Services
  • Subsea Repairs (stern/bow thruster maintenance/replacement)
  • Keyside Repair 



  this section is being updated 11/10/2018