Cape Town-based African Maritime Services ( is South Africa’s leading trawl gear supplier to the local deep sea trawling industry. The company has built an excellent reputation for service and quality over the last 25 years representing a number of internationally respected gear manufacturers such as Bekaert Bridon; Euronete; Markussens and IP Castro.

We are currently looking to employ an experienced Trawl Gear Technologist meeting the following requirements:

  • At least 10 years’ recent experience as a trawl rigger in a formal net loft
  • Experience in the design and manufacture of new bottom trawls
  • Able to lead and direct a team of trawl riggers on a daily basis
  • Strong computer ability in the use of Microsoft Office products. Experience with trawl design software would be a benefit.

The company offers a competitive cost to company package as well as relocation costs to Cape Town.

If you are interested in this new and challenging opportunity, please email to introduce yourself as a first step.




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