Ferrum Engineering Ltd. Dunedin, New Zealand

Marine & Industrial Engineers

Marine Service Centre

   Marine Services


Ferrum Engineering operates an 800 Tonne capacity slipway complete with associated land, plant, equipment and berthage.



             250T Trawler


          800T Trawler

         100t Luxury Launch


Once out of the water we provide these services:


-          Arrange blasting and painting

-          Undertake survey requirements

-          Re-align shafts

-          Replace seals

-          Repair or replace pipes

-          Stern tube bearings

-          4711 Certified welding

-          Structural repairs

-          Contract engine overhauls

-          Pump and valve refurbishment

-          All machining requirements


The slipway is only 100m from our extensive machining and fabrication workshops. This close proximity enables us to provide total onsite service which reduces your vessels downtime and subsequently the costs.


If your vessel is too big for our slipway ……………..


Ferrum Engineering’s location is just 50m from the Dunedin Harbour Basin, we can service any vessel berthed in the Otago Harbour.


While your vessel is in port we can undertake any type of engineering work regardless of size. Our staff are very experienced in all areas of marine maintenance and general marine services.


  • We regularly undertake contracts for New Zealand’s major fishing companies and tanker operators when their vessels are in port.
  • We pride ourselves on our quick and efficient practices along with a high quality workmanship.
  • We recognise the importance of meeting deadlines so commercial operators can meet their own stringent schedules.
  • The Health & Safety of our Customers, Staff and the General Public is paramount


Our regular clients include:


Sanford Fishing

           -     All vessels that visit Dunedin

           -    Slipping vessels for scheduled maintenance   

Sealord Fishing

-          All vessels that visit Dunedin


Silver Fern Shipping

-          Kakariki and Matuku Tankers


Amaltal Fishing

-          All vessels that visit Dunedin


Red Boat Cruises

            -     Pride of Milford catamaran

            -     Lady of the Sounds catamaran

            -     Spirit of Milford catamaran

            -     Lady Bowen monohull 

NZ Navy

-          Preferred contractors


Port Otago

-          All tugs, dredges and port service vessels

-    Slipping vessels for scheduled maintenance


Plus a wide variety of container vessels that visit Port Chalmers.



To contact our Marine Services .................................


                                              Email: ferrumworkshop@xtra.co.nz

                                              Phone: 03 477 9289 or 027 515 2222