Ship Repair, Ship Refit and Conversion, Naval Architecture and Engineering Design.
6Sigma Naval Architects operates in the field of naval architecture, offers ship design, engineering services in ship repairs and conversion, as well as inclination experiments and stability.
We are manufacturers of high quality steel gratings and grids and related products, mostly for but not limited to the construction, marine, water treatment and food processing industries.
Icarus Marine is a consultant design office that provides all design and engineering related services surrounding the design of high speed marine craft. These services include model testing and performance predictions, propulsion system design, structural design, stability assessments and calculations, styling and general arrangements, construction strategy consulting etc. The company also provides project management for the boat life cycle from design through building to operation. Most of the designs are intended for commercial and/or military use and typical applications would be work boats, patrol boats, interceptors and ferries.
History and Current Status
We have serviced the South African industry since 1996 as an AIA. We started with two major operating facilities initially from a satellite office in KZN servicing:
1. Engen Petrochemical Refinery
2. Vodacom KwaZulu Natal Region
A formal office was established in January 2002 at the current business address. The client base grew substantially to more than 260 regular clients within two years. This client base however included small, medium and large companies from the telecommunication, petrochemical and paper, pulp, mining, and construction, structural and welding industry. Currently the client Based is still growing and mainly originating from service excellence
and total dedication from the management team to the industry based on continuous improvement principals. 2012 saw the start of RBI Technical Solutions International (Pty) Ltd with a focused restructuring process and management buyout in order to comply with current and future
Broad Based Black Empowerment equity legislation requirements. 2014 an additional Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Town Planning
Management section was established to provide a full turnkey service.