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The official Importer & Distributor of Volvo Penta marine engines, generators, spare parts & accessories

About Us

Southern Power has been supplying the Marine Industry since 1985 as Southern Marine Distributors , then 1997 as Southern Power Products and from 2015 as Southern Power. We are situated on Marine Drive Paarden Eiland, close to the entrance of Cape Town harbour area.

Mission Statement
To become the supplier of choice of quality and technology leading propulsion and auxiliary power solutions and related products to the broader African Maritime Market. Impacting positively on the development and professionalism of the maritime industry across Africa, thereby delivering superior shareholder value and return

Our Company:
The company is the offical importer of Volvo Penta marine, auxillary engines, propulsion systems and aftermarket parts. SP also carries a range of marine focused products portfolio which include OXE Diesel, Westerbeke, Aquadrive, Safe at Sea and Webasto. SP manages the service and after market support functions through a combination of internal marine engineering and appointment and channel management of a service dealer network across Southern Africa



Southern Power are well known for being professionals in the field of Propulsion Systems, and manages  the service and aftermarket of  Volvo Penta, Webasto, OXE Diesel, Westerbeke, Aquadrive and Safe at Sea across Southern Africa. We have direct access to a wealth of technical, administrative and development resources of its main supply partners, via on line, VP Partner Network & Xactman & MD Tools for instant information. In addition the directors & Staff are well trained and extremely knowledgeable in servicing and advising the Marine Industry on their products and providing technical assistance . The Spare Parts store is well equipped with all service items as well as spare parts and accessories, we also have a fast and efficient support function from all our suppliers to assist with the odd items not available. This has been designed over the past 20 years to keep the Boating, Yachting and Fishing fleets on the water.


Southern Power with their vast knowledge of the marine industry have assisted the commercial and leisure boat builders and end users for the past 20 years with the following equipment. Southern Power is the official importer & distributor of:

volvo Marine engines, generators, spare parts & accessories. Read more>>
webasto Self-contained air-conditioning systems.
oxe Diesel outboard motors, spare parts and accessories. Read more >>
weste Marine generators & accessories.
aqyua Anti-vibration systems.
doen  Waterjet propulsion systems to couple to engines from 100kW up to 4000kW. Read more >>
safe Guardrunner search & rescue equipment.
Our association with these companies goes back more than 20 years.


For further information about Southern Power or any of our sub-brands, please contact us by one of the following means below. Tel: 021 511 0653 | Fax:  021 510 3049 | Sales:  083 6331009 |  Email:    

76 Marine Drive, Paarden Eiland, Cape town, SA

021 511 0653 | 021 510 3049