Marport has announced the opening of Marport South Africa (PTI) located in Cape Town in South Africa.
The company will distribute Marport’s full product line of catch control and net monitoring sensors, echo sounders, current profilers and sonar for the world’s fishing fleet. General Manager Craig Santer, who joined the company in January 2020, will head Marport South Africa.
He has 14 years of experience in the marine electronics industry and specializes in the commercial fishing industry in South Africa.
Marport focuses on the design, development, and marketing of Software Defined Sonar, a software-orientated sonar architecture and a uniquely versatile acoustic transceiver platform for various underwater sensing and communication applications.
Marport was established in 1997 to develop acoustic monitoring systems for the deep sea commercial fishing fleet and has been a leading innovator in sensor solutions in that sector ever since. Marport is a subsidiary of the Airmar Technology