Our services

Engineering at its best

Mossel Bay facility

With secure offices and workshops located in Voorbaai, Mossel Bay, we can offer our clients an extensive range of high-quality equipment on our premises.

– Overall workshop space of 1 200m² under roof
– A heavy engineering workshop of 600m² with a 10 ton overhead crane
– A light engineering workshop of 400m² with a movable 4 ton gantry crane
– An enclosed workshop of 100m² for special metals to avoid contamination. This area is also used for training and skills development purposes.
– 500m² storage yard
– Tools and equipment store of 320m²

Cape Town facility

Hesper Engineering is strategically situated in Paarden Eiland, next to the Table Bay Harbour. The company’s service offering includes engineering (fabrication, repair and installation), marine technology and shipwright services.

– A covered workshop area of over 3 000m²
– Fully-fitted machine shop, boiler shop and mechanical shop available for dedicated work on large and heavy equipment
Overhead cranes ranging from 3 tons to 35 tons with maximum under hook of 14m
Availability of 2 x 2.5 ton forklifts as well as 1 x 10 ton and 1 x 8 ton truck

Travelling repair teams and remote site working

While we operate from our Mossel Bay and Cape Town workshops, we understand the nature of the business and are able to mobilise our personnel to any port or site should the need arise. We are flexible and available to our customers on a 24/7 basis to assist with planned or unplanned maintenance.
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Construction and fabrication services

Construction and fabrication

SwiftNova specialises in providing engineering services to the energy and oil and gas industries. We can assemble, fabricate and ship to final destination and our services include:

– Class approved (DNV 2.7-1 or ABS) | Containers, baskets, gas racks and drill cutting skips
– Marine and offshore structures | On and offshore including subsea structures
– Aboveground storage tanks | Building and refurbishment in accordance with API650/653 International Standards
– Pressure vessel and boiler fabrication and refurbishment

For the energy sector, we can provide a complete range of fabricated items such as heat exchangers, piping systems, wet storage tanks, structural supports and lifting rigs for use at power plants. Our press brake forming capabilities allows us to create steel shapes as required, quickly, accurately and cost-effectively. Our high-precision laser cutting equipment allows us to adhere to tight cutting tolerances.

EPC / turnkey projects

EPC / turnkey projects

Our experienced management personnel can offer our clients hands-on management of all projects whether in our workshop or on-site. We specialise in providing turnkey solutions while factoring in our client’s budget, project timelines and delivery dates – all whilst maintaining and adhering to a high safety and quality standard.

Ship repair and refurbishment

Ship repair and refurbishment

We can provide ship repair services to all vessels in port and can mobilise to various locations nationally and internationally. Our teams are available 24/7 to undertake emergency repairs. Our qualified personnel can provide steel and pipe fabrication and installation services, as well as mechanical and machining work, either at our workshop or on-site.

Welding processes

Welding processes and codes

Welding procedures qualified to: ASME IX; AWS D1.1; EN ISO 15614-1; EN ISO 15609-1 latest edition codes.

The more complex a project becomes, the more involved the welding process will be and we have made sure that we are certified in the most common procedures and more. We make sure that we:

– Institute the best practices
– Follow the codes that contract documents specify
– Qualify our welders and welding procedures per the code

Piping service

Pipe fabrications and installations

Low and high pressure pipe fabrication and repairs:

– Carbon steel pipes A106 Gr B
– Stainless steel 316, 304 and others
– Duplex and super duplex | SAF 2507 and SAF 2205
– SA | 516 Grade 65 to 516 Grade 70
– ASTM A790
– AB / EH 36N

Mixing tanks

Risk-based maintenance

Our experienced team can assist with all plant shutdown repairs and maintenance work required. This includes all mechanical maintenance, machining, in-situ steel and pipe repairs as well as the installation of prefabricated components.

Our accreditations

Assuring quality always
Bureau Veritas - ISO Certified Company

SwiftNova 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.

B-BBEE Level 2 Contributor

SwiftNova is a B-BBEE Level 2 contributor.

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