Siemens to Set up in Durban Harbor Facility

Monday, June 30, 2008

Siemens, a subcontractor to Southern African Shipyards, will build five tugs  for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA.)  The company says it will establish a fully functional electrical facility in the shipbuilding yard at harbor in support of the project.   The Siemens contract includes the design and installation of 15 km of cable and the installation of the radar, communication and alarm monitoring systems.  This is the first time in that five boats are being built in tandem.  The first tug, destined for Coega, is expected to be launched in July 2009.

Source:  Engineering News

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