DORMAC Ship Repair fully operational under lockdown level 4
Please be informed that all ship repair facilities owned and operated by TNPA will be
operating at 100% capacity in accordance with the agents’ docking schedule in the
The two components of the facilities, being the Dry-docks and the Engineering Workshops,
will be accessible to agents subject to strict safety and precautionary measures as outlined in
the new level-4 COVID-19 regulations. TNPA emphasises that all port users are expected to
adhere to the standard COVID-19 screening process (temperature checks) on arrival.
Further, employers are expected to conduct COVID-19 screening at their own sites.
For those who will return to site, their workplaces will have to operate in a manner that
complies with the additional safety measures required which include:
- Wearing of appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as prescribed by the
regulations, which includes a face mask/screen and hand gloves where applicable.
- Possession of the Essential Services Permit together with the Port Access/ID Card.
South African ship repair facilities are committed to providing services conforming to
recognised best practices, regulatory rules and standards. Please continue to practice the
basics of good hygiene and social (physical) distancing.