About NovaMarine

Maritime safety specialists

NovaMarine is an innovative marine safety company providing safety equipment, lifeboats, life rafts, chandling, fire services and so much more to the leisure and commercial marine sectors. Our focus is on marine safety with a proven track record for the sale and servicing of reliable, quality survival craft and equipment. We are accredited agents for most internationally recognised survival equipment manufacturers and can provide support in all major ports in Southern Africa. We also offer offshore support globally to our clients.

NovaMarine also has a Technologies division which specialises in the procurement, installation and commissioning of auxiliary marine systems for well-known Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s) such as Gefico, Cathelco, SKF and Daihatsu. Our trained technicians are available 24/7 and can provide in-port and offshore support to perform any maintenance, servicing and diagnostic checks.

At NovaMarine, we save lives by providing quality equipment and services to the highest standards and with the correct certifications and qualified technicians. We put the quality of our service and the safety of our people at the heart of everything that we do. Our operation has grown due to excellent customer centric relationships. Our reputation for safety that you can trust, and adaptability is one of our greatest assets that helps us constantly evolve to suit your needs and expectations.

Owned by leading ships agency Sturrock Grindrod Maritime (SGM), NovaMarine falls within their Technical division. This division offers marine and industrial engineering and container depot services to the marine industry.

Offshore, where safety is priority

Safety is a serious business when working offshore, so it is vital to choose the correct equipment and solutions.

Building on a reputation that is well established we are committed to making sure that our technicians are trained in every aspect and that they are dedicated to safety. Our knowledge and expertise of survival equipment and proven track record provide a perfect fit. Our experience working offshore provides flexibility to be adaptive and to offer unique service to suit your requirements.

NovaMarine’s capabilities are aligned with the current and the future needs of marine professionals. We continually look for ways to improve our service offering.

Sturrock Grindrod Maritime (SGM)

53 owned offices providing our clients with a wide range of services in Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and around the Australian coastline, thereby servicing all major trade lanes in the Indian Ocean.

Sturrockgrindrod Maritime
Grindrod Ltd

Grindrod, a global business represented in 19 countries, is actively driving flows of minerals, agricultural products and project cargo across key southern African trade corridors. We are committed to promoting inclusive Sub-Saharan Africa economic growth through unlocking trade corridors, enabling supply chains and increasing trade capacity.

NovaMarine accreditations

Providing the best

View our complete Tcertified Due Diligence report here.

We have robust in house anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies and insist on transparency in all our dealings. We are TRACE certified.

  • Across the board transparency
  • Constant lines of communication
  • Complete support & documentation

NovaMarine is certified to the ISO 9001 Quality Management System Standards.

We have maintained this certification, without lapse.  We are continually improving our quality processes and procedures to adapt to our customers’ needs.

NovaMarine is a B-BBEE Level 2 Contributor.

NovaMarine is a B-BBEE Level 2 Contributor.

Our belief in BEE awareness, training and development is our driving force to empower the nation.

The South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) is a formal process of assessing and recognising whether a conformity assessment body that offers services is competent to provide such services.

NovaMarine’s fire station is SANAS accredited which allows for high pressure testing and inspections.