Dry-docking and ship repairs at the port of Durban
Extensive repair facilities
The port of Durban has extensive ship repair facilities, including one graving dock, and two floating dry-docks (see specifications to the right). The port of Durban has two general repair quays in addition to several privately operated and fully equipped repair quays. Durban has many experienced and equipped repair companies covering all necessary aspects of ship repair. Pricing is competitive by international standards. For further information or quotes, please do not hesitate to.
Port of Durban's Docking ship repair facilities
Prince Edward Graving Dock
|Dimensions: Overall length||352,04m|
|Length on keel blocks||327,66m|
|Length on bottom||352,04m|
|Width at coping||42,21m|
|Width at entrance top||33,52m|
|Maximum width at bottom||33,52m|
|Depth over entrance sill at MHW5||12,56m|
|Depth over inner sill at MHW5||13,17m|
A docking length 364, 44m can be obtained by placing the caisson in the emergency stop at the entrance.
The dock can be divided into two compartments:
The dock can be emptied in four hours.
|No||Lifting (t)||Radius (m)||Rail centres (m)|
Floating Dock No3
|Dimensions: Overall length||106,68m|
|Length on keel blocks||104,54m|
|Length on bottom||106,68m|
|Width at entrance||19,48m|
|Height on keel blocks||1,21m|
|Draft on keel blocks at MHW5||5,40m|
|Lifting capacity:||3629 ton|
|Electric crane||4 ton|
|Dimensions: Overall length||19,81m|
|Displacement (maximum)||50 ton|
The Eldock has a lifting capacity for vessels of 8 500 Net Registered Tons, a beam of 23.5m or a maximum overall length of 155m.
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