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Drydocks World successfully completes joint emergency drill with local authorities
May 01, 2019
 

Drydocks World the service provider to the marine, offshore, oil, gas and renewable energy sectors successfully completed a joint emergency drill with UAE local Authorities in the Drydocks World yard.

 

All emergency response teams collaborated efficiently together, putting procedures into action for effective incident management. The drill scenario was a major fire with numerous casualties in wet berth 1 onboard vessel LNG Portovyy. The local authorities who participated in the emergency drill include Ministry of Interior Dubai Civil Defense, Dubai Police, Dubai Ambulance Corporation, DEWA, RTA, Dubai Municipality, Emirates Red Crescent, Dubai Health Authority, and the Federal National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority from Abu Dhabi.

 

“Testing emergency services plays a vital role in ensuring we are able to respond effectively within critical timescales to incidents, and ensures our staff are trained properly for deployment of emergency services in line with the authorities,” said Capt. Rado Antolovic PhD Managing Director and CEO of DP World’s Maritime Services Division. “This strategic drill has provided an excellent opportunity for us to evaluate and enhance our procedures, aligning our readiness alongside the local specialized officials.

 

In Drydocks World, we maintain policies to mitigate all risks and advocate precautionary safety measures. The yard has developed a culture of team effort towards safety, making it everyone’s responsibility to champion safety in their daily work activities. We appreciate the local authorities’ participation in our team driven preventative approach, and their valued efforts in contributing to the security and safety of the UAE’s marine sector.”


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