Our Company Profile
SMD Marine Electronics Namibia (Pty) Ltd is a Namibian registered company at the Ministry of Trade and Industry within the Republic of Namibia of which the membership interest is held by SMD Telecommunications (Pty) Ltd/GrupoArbulu of Spain and Avionish Pretorius. SMD Namibia is committed to the economic development of Namibia and to our contribution to the advancement of the Namibian Marine Industry. SMD Namibia strives to work according to generally accepted business practice. We ensure that we are affiliated and compliant with all relevant statutory and regulatory bodies. SMD Namibia understands the importance of this in the changing corporate landscape and does its utmost in terms of adhering to the rules and regulations of the Namibian Governing bodies. SMD Namibia focuses on continues improvement in all areas. SMD Namibia is dedicated to enhance safety on life at sea by providing the highest quality of marine electronics sales and service in all relevant market segments in Africa south of the Sahara. We provide value to worldwide ship-owners and ship managers as well as local companies and individuals with marine involvement commercially and recreationally by delivering quality service. Our implicit motto is “24-7-365”.
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. 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 in the three major ports in South Africa, Durban, Richards Bay and Cape Town.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.