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Located in one of the rapidly developing regions of the world and a busy trading route, Drydocks World’s Dubai shipyard is one of the most prolific shipyards in operation. The shipyard is the largest facility in the Middle East and is the flagship company of Dubai World subsidiary Drydocks World. A ship repair yard of choice, it is also the preferred location for vessel conversions, new building and offshore construction

Conceived as an ambitious project under the guidance of H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed  Al Maktoum, the late Ruler of Dubai, the facility on an average handles 350 vessels in a year, most of them ULCCs (Ultra Large Crude Carriers) and VLCCs (Very Large Crude Carriers). It completed 30 years of operation in 2008. The shipyard has repaired over 7500 vessels so far.

Several of the world’s largest dredgers and jack-up rigs are serviced every year and the yard has specialised LNG handling capabilities. The yard’s workshops are equipped with modern equipment capable of working to exacting standards.

Drydocks  World  is  one  of  the  most  prominent  names  in  the  maritime industry. Over the past 30 years, Drydocks World has established itself as  a  leading,  and  fast  growing  international  player  in Offshore and Engineering,  Ship  Repair and Maintenance, Shipbuilding and Conversion,  Rig  building and re-furbishment ,  FPSO/FSO  conversion,  offshore  fabrication, Maritime Clusters and Yacht  and  Fleet  operations  with  facilities  in  the  Middle  East  and  Southeast Asia through DDW-PaxOcean Asia Pte.Ltd . 

The flagship yard, Drydocks World-Dubai the world largest and most modern facility between Europe and the Far East, is supplemented by four other fully operational facilities; one in Singapore and three on Batam Island, Indonesia, under DDW-PaxOcean Asia Pte. Ltd.  Drydocks World-Dubai is certified by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance for meeting ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 requirements, and authorized by ASME and National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors for the usage of ‘U’, ‘R’ and ‘NB’ Stamps. Quality  is  of  paramount  importance  to  the  business  and  providing  a service  that  fully  meets  the  customer’s  expectations  is  a  key  process objective within the  company.  Drydocks World-Dubai has maintained since  2003,  a  British  Safety  Council  5-Star  Award  for  its  safety management  system  and  is  the  proud  recipient  of  the  coveted  British Safety Council Sword of Honour for 2012.

Four of Asia’s Premier Shipyards
 
The shipyards have built and repaired over 2,000 vessels of various types and sizes. The yards’ customers include major owners and management companies worldwide.


Shipyards and shipping operations employ dedicated and skilled employees in Singapore and Indonesia. Technical expertise ensures superior workmanship from the process of conceptualisation and design, engineering, procurement and construction, through to the commissioning and delivery stages.