Quality, honesty, integrity

We don’t over-promise, we deliver

Hesper Engineering is a marine and industrial engineering company with integrated design, manufacturing and maintenance facilities to service the marine, oil & gas, industrial steelwork, mining and offshore mining, freight logistics, government and other specialised sectors.

Established in 1975 we have over 40 years of experience in servicing the market.  Our 40-year history coupled with our established workshops and diligent workforce is synonymous with delivering quality workmanship, competitive pricing and on-time delivery in the industries that we serve.

We offer ship repair and related maintenance services, lifecycle project management applications, improvements, modifications and optimisation of mechanical systems, steel fabrication, repairs and replacement services, as well as machining services, engine room auxiliary system products, rigging services and cathodic protection solutions.

The company holds a number of agencies relating to resin choking, cathodic protection, freshwater makers, oily and water separators. In addition, we have established an integrated supplier and sub-contractor network to support end-to-end solutions including designs, fabrication, installation, commissioning as well as hand over of systems and components including the supply of spares and after sales support.

Our Carpentry department is equipped with functional machinery and an assembly workshop to deliver quality shop and vessel fitting carpentry applications that can be undertaken in shop or on your premises at your convenience.

Hesper Engineering is strategically situated in Paarden Eiland, next to Table Bay Harbour where a covered workshop area of over 3,000m² includes a modern machine shop, fitting shop and boiler shop. Here, our highly trained technical staff that includes ex-marine and naval engineering officers and artisans are able to offer outstanding shipping and general engineering experience. Key members of the technical staff are fluent in Spanish, Greek, Portuguese and German.

Call on Hesper Engineering to provide total marine engineering solutions. We cover the total spectrum including dry-docking, re-engine, propeller and rudder repairs, pipe work, repairs and overhaul of all machinery and equipment, modifications, alterations, steel work and steel repairs, etc.

Marine engineering

Excellence and innovation

Combining a drive for continuous innovation with years of experience, Hesper’s highly trained technical staff include ex-marine and naval engineering officers and artisans who are equipped to solve any onboard technical issue.

Whether getting to the source of a customer’s anti-fouling needs, replacing faulty radios, servicing of specialised equipment or servicing of engine brands, we are experienced problem solvers with a passion to deliver outstanding service to any type of vessel.

We work with our clients through the exchange of information to provide flexible solutions that practically meet their individual needs.

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Let’s work together

We work as a single united team with market leading firms around the world
and give our clients the highest quality service possible.

Industrial engineering

Integrated systems and solutions

Hesper Industrial specialises in providing a full turnkey approach to steel and engineering services that begins with exploring the problem with our client before progressing towards detailed engineering and production to provide a customised solution.

Our team of principal level engineers and artisans ensure a general engineering proficiency that provides a personalised, professional, cost-effective service. A core group of experienced personnel is complemented through access to “on-call” contract staff to ensure that fluctuating workloads can be easily managed.

This, together with our customer-focused approach, quality and the ability to assist across the African continent, has established Hesper Engineering as a service provider of choice to a number of industry sectors including:

Processing plants, Plastic injection moulders, Automotive manufacturers, Component manufacturers, Wind turbine manufacturers, Chemical and petrochemical processors and Construction firms.

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Hesper Engineering accreditations

Assuring quality and excellence

hesper engineering is trace certified.

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
hesper engineering iso 9001 Certified

Hesper Engineering 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.

Hesper Engineering is a B-BBEE Level 2 Contributor.

Hesper Engineering is a B-BBEE Level 2 contributor.

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