Technical

Marine technology and servicing
Engineering

Our maritime services team at NovaMarine plays a vital role in providing product support, service and repairs, rescue and survival equipment to the marine market. Our dedicated team is on hand to take care of the mandatory checks and surveys required for your safety and firefighting equipment. Our expertise include the following service offering:

  • Chandling
    Supplier to the shipping industry of provisions and related supplies. Benefit from a hazzle-free experience – we collect and deliver to and from vessels in port
  • Fire safety
    Sales and servicing of firefighting equipment. SANAS Certification for the inspection of transportable refillable gas containers, including approval as a high pressure test station.
  • Sanitising
    Cleaning and sanitising of offices, yachts, fishing boats and vessels of any size.
  • Survival
    Servicing lifeboats, rescue boats, Far Rescue Craft (FRC) and davits for lifeboats, rescue boats and FRC’s.
    Servicing and supplying of life rafts.
    Sales and servicing of marine safety equipment, immersion suits, lifejackets and electronic equipment.

Conveniently located in Cape Town, South Africa, Hesper Engineering’s team of service engineers and technicians are on hand around the clock to provide tailor-made solutions that meet the individual needs of our clients.

  • Turnkey Project Management
    Providing one single point of contact, our integrated solutions offers in-depth expertise while minimising the risk across the full life of the project.
  • Steel fabrication and supply
    Custom steel fabricator and supplier offering steel and pipework, coded welding services, boiler shop services, on-site manufacturing and installation.
  • Specialised rigging services
    General onboard rigging, rigging of thrusters, engines and alternators, rigging of tail shafts and rudders.
  • Specialist inspection services
    Inspections such as pressure testing, non-destructive testing and root cause analysis provides up-to-date information about the conditions observed on board a vessel.
  • Ship repair
    We offer a range of maintenance and repair services that cover your vessel from hull to engine, ensuring that it remains in Class at all times.
  • Propulsion systems specialists
    Offering full range of solutions that optimise efficiency of your propulsion system from propeller shafts, bow thrusters, seals, propeller blades and more.
  • Installation and commissioning of auxiliary marine systems
    We maintain, repair, retrofit and install various marine auxiliary systems.
  • Blasting, coating, painting and tank cleaning capability
    Housing a fully equipped blasting and coating booth we are able to blast and prime all values, pumps, plates, and gusset plates. We are able to undertake compete refits in the port of Cape Town, Saldanha Bay and Simon’s Town with 24/7 yard availability and at short notice.
  • Carpentry
    Additional services to the shipbuilding industry we handle turnkey galley, accomodation, laundry and workshop outfitting specialising in cabinetry layout, fabrication and installations.

Our maritime services team at NovaMarine plays a vital role in providing product support, service and repairs for marine, rescue and survival equipment. Our dedicated team is on hand to take care of the mandatory checks and surveys required for your safety and firefighting equipment. Our expertise include the following service offering:

  • Chandling
    Supplier to the shipping industry of provisions and related supplies. Benefit from a hazzle-free experience – we collect and deliver to and from vessels in port
  • Fire safety
    Our fire safety team is well furnished with high-tech equipment and the skills to perform maintenance on your equipment to the highest standards. All our work have the SABS mark of approval.
  • Lifeboats
    Servicing of and davits for lifeboats, rescue boats, Fast Rescue Crafts (FRCs). Our engineers are available 24/7 to accomodate your need covering all African ports. We do your annual inspections and 5 yearly overhauls.
  • Life rafts
    Servicing and supply of life rafts. Sales and service of maritime safety equipment, immersion suits, lifejackets and electronic equipment.
  • Warehousing
    Our bonded warehouse facilities provide you with the option of only paying duties when your goods leave the bond store.
    Offering 24-hour secure general cargo storage we can assist importer / exporter in arrangements with all relevant parts.

We offer fully integrated turnkey solutions to the manufacturing, heavy engineering, mining and FMCG sectors.

Located in Cape Town and Saldanha Bay, our team of service engineers and technicians at Hesper Engineering are on hand around the clock to provide support, service and tailor-made solutions to our clients.

  • Turnkey Project Management
    Providing one single point of contact, our integrated solutions offers in-depth expertise while minimising the risk across the full life of the project.
  • Steel fabrication and supply
    Custom steel fabricator and supplier offering steel and pipework, coded welding services, boiler shop services, on-site manufacturing and installation
  • Specialised rigging services
    General onboard rigging, rigging of thrusters, engines and alternators, rigging of tail shafts and rudders
  • Specialist inspection services
    Inspections such as pressure testing, non-destructive testing and root cause analysis provides up-to-date information about the conditions observed on board a vessel.
  • Ship repair
    We offer a range of maintenance and repair services that cover your vessel from hull to engine, ensuring that it remains in Class at all times.
  • Propulsion systems specialists
    Offering full range of solutions that optimise efficiency of your propulsion system from propeller shafts, bow thrusters, seals, propeller blades and more.
  • Installation and commissioning of auxiliary marine systems
    We maintain, repair, retrofit and install various marine auxiliary systems.
  • Carpentry
    Additional services to the shipbuilding industry we handle turnkey galley, accomodation, laundry and workshop outfitting specialising in cabinetry layout, fabrication and installations.