Engineering services on ships and sea vessels,
You Break it We Fix It. Modern Engineering and Ship Repairs

Modern Firm Trading

Cape Town Harbour with Table Mountain in 


MFT offers specialised project management services that

facilitate the implementation of empowerment

monitoring, community liaison and quality management

following ISO 9001, 14001 processes for projects. We

are a 100% BBBEE owned affirmative business

enterprise  and have been successful with the

implementation of opportunities for disadvantaged

communities within the urban context.

Modern Firm Trading employs more than 50 staff

members based in 2 offices/ workshops in Cape Town

in the Western Cape, all of whom are committed to

providing high quality yet affordable solutions to

engineering challenges.

MFT has a quality management system in place

following an IS0 9001:2008 multi listing under the

American Bureau of Standards (ABS) certification


We will allocate experienced teams with professional

registration through ECSA to our projects and will be

ultimately responsible for the successful execution of all

tasks in a safe manner. No job in the shipping or

engineering sector are to big or to small.

At Modern Firm Trading we specialise in ship
repairs as well as the
following services listed below

Pipe Work
Steel Work
Initial Design & Drafting
Project Management
Boiler Making
Refurbishment and repairs
 of sea-going vessels
Mining sector
Oil and gas repairs
Pipe Fitting
Ship Repairs
Shut downs and 
commissioning of Plants 
and Rigs


Ship Repairs


2 Sturrock Park

Alkmaar Road

Cape Town Harbour

South Africa

Tel + 27 (0) 21 447 4128/ 9

Fax + 27(0) 21 447 4232

Omar Ally

+27 (0) 83 476 7607

Modern Firm Trading will provide innovative approaches to the Marine industry in Cape Town.

MFT will venture into this endeavor where it leverage its staff’s existing collective reputation into long term contracts centered on excellent service and cost effectiveness. We truly believe that we can service this limited market better than larger firms and we have better service package at more reasonable cost than existing competitors of equal size.

The Company

MFT is a registered close corporation CC. Conveniently situated in Cape Town’s dry dock, we have facilities that can handle all your small to medium projects. This proudly South African company is in possession of a tax clearance certificate, letter of good standing, BBBEE certificate and VAT number. MFT has selectively brought together highly respected engineers, skilled artisans and specialists who, combined have a total of 60 years of experience in this industry.



The Services

Modern firm trading offers a wide range of comprehensive engineering services and turnkey solutions to our diverse range of clients. So we can provide you with the following:

1.                    Projects, repairs, upgrades and modifications, to ABS standards on board any sea going vessel.

2.                    Steel fabrication.

3.                    Pipe fabrication/ repairs (mild steel, stainless steel, coni-fe, copper, pvc and rubber)

4.                    Mechanical repairs and servicing of valves, instrumentation, subsea, water makers, mining plants,               pumps, crushers, ball mills, conveyors etc.

5.                    Welding and brazing.

6.                    Rigging.

7.                    Tag-along crew (highly skilled artisans with sea worthy credentials to provide you with fast and           efficient services while sailing). Off-shore.

8.                    Consultation and project management.

          Above mentioned 2-6 are services we also provide in the construction, industrial and mining sectors.             MFT has a highly refined quality management system in place which comes standard with our            services.

The company also has a structured rate for off the shelf products and services. MFT will send representatives/ staff anywhere in South Africa to accommodate the needs of client sporting with their mobile offices and stores.

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