In the marine electronics service field immediate attention is guaranteed by our 24 hour availability. Marine electronic navigation and communication equipment can be installed, commissioned, maintained or repaired in any port in Namibia, South Africa, South of the Sahara and off port limits at sea. SMD’s service is backed up by a large spare part inventory as well as specialised test equipment. Well equipped workshops, with factory trained staff are maintained. Our customers can rely on a high degree of professionalism. SMD’s highly qualified staff has built up know-how and expertise over many years. To stay abreast of technological advancement regular training courses, in house as well as factory training courses abroad support the technical capabilities of our employees.

SMD are approved Service Providers to carry out Safety Radio Surveys as well as EPIRB, VDR, SSAS, and AIS inspections for American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Bureau Veritas (BV), Det Norske Veritas (DNV), Germanischer Lloyd (GL), Lloyds Register (LR), Class NK and RINA. SMD maintains a wide range of agencies for marine communication and navigation equipment manufacturers:

Alphatron                  AMI-Marine                   Atlas Hydro
Beijing Highlander   C2Sat   Cellwave
ChartCo   Consilium   CS-Marine
EPAK   Farsounder   FleetCom AS
GEM-Elettronica   Globe wireless   Hanshin Electronics
Headway   HHEE   Interschalt
Intron   Japan Radio Company (JRC)   Kelvin Hughes
L-3 Klein   L-3  SAM   Lillie & Gilley
Maris   McMurdo   Nauticast
Netwave   Richardson   Rutter Technologies
SAAB Transpondertech   Samsung   Satamatics
Sea Lantern   Standard Horizon   STI
STX (VDR)   Thrane   TMQ
Tokimec   Totem   Yokogawa

SMD is active with sales in the following marine market segments. Please browse the menu above for the product you are interested in. If you can't find it then use the Contact Us page to request info.

  • Commercial Marine & Offshore Electronics (Communications & Navigation)
  • Marine Safety Electronics
  • Commercial Fishing Electronics
  • Hydrographic Equipment
  • Leisure Marine and Fishing Electronics

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Class Inspections

We are Certified to carry out GMDSS Radio, AIS, SSAS, EPIRB Surveys, as well as VDR APTs for a number of Manufacturers, on behalf of the following Classification Societies:

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Technical & Service Department


Edson Almeida 
  +264 64 200 300 
  +264 81 140 4878 
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General / Sales Manager


Douglas Pretorius
  +264 64 200 300
  +264 81 150 2111 
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Managing Director

South Africa

Andile Dhlomo - (Director) 
  +27 21 511 0556 
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