Integrated Marine Safety Services

WAS, through a JV with a well-known and trusted international partner, offers the full range of life saving services and equipment in-house, delivering quality products and reliable service via highly experienced professionals.

Life Raft Servicing and Repair

  • Regulations require that Life Rafts are serviced annually. The WAS Life Raft Service Station is certified by local and international authorities, as well as all major classification societies.
  • Highly trained technicians keep up to date with industry standards and developments.
  • WAS offers annual servicing, certification, sales and repairs to major life raft brands.

Lifeboat Service and Repair

  • WAS, through its JV, is the only multi-manufacturer approved lifeboat and davit arm service provider in Africa.
  • Extensively equipped and accredited for servicing and repair of lifeboats for over 50 major manufacturers.
  • Services are approved by NIMASA as well as all major classification and regulatory societies in accordance with MSC.1206.

Load Testing

  • WAS, through its JV, has trained and certified engineers to inspect and test all Lifting and Rigging equipment, from shackles and slings, to wire falls and deck cranes.
  • All inspections are carried out according to international standards and guidelines as set out by the various governing bodies.
  • Detailed reports enable clients to plan for the replacement of equipment as needed.


  • WAS offers hydrotesting equipment to test the pressure, quality, strength and damage in all high-pressure breathing apparatus, diving cylinders, respirators, immersion suits and personal fire protection.
  • Agents for several top international manufacturers, including Scott Safety, Honeywell and Fenzy, SRI, Coltraco, DX Marine and Drager.
  • Sell and service all leading brands.

Fire and Marine Safety

  • WAS sells, services, and repairs a wide range of Marine Fire Safety and Marine Safety equipment for national and international clients.