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Drydocks World-Dubai The World`s shipyard

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Drydocks World-Dubai The World`s shipyard
United Arab Emirates
P.O.Box 8988 - Dubai - UAE
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Located in one of the rapidly developing regions of the world and a busy trading route, Drydocks World – Dubai 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. 

Drydocks World – Dubai was conceived and developed to address the repair needs of oil tankers traversing the Gulf region. Ship repair remains the core business of the yard and is the main stay of the company’s annual turnover. Its service portfolio includes ULCCs and VLCCs, bulk carriers, containerships, ro-ro vessels, cargo vessels, gas carriers, chemical tankers, offshore vessels and rigs. The yard has repaired over 6,000 vessels. The aggregate tonnage of ships repaired is over 500 million dwt.

Drydocks World – Dubai has drydocked the world’s largest ship Knock Nevis, previously known as Jahre Viking, several times before it was converted to a FSO at the yard. The yard has repaired vessels from independent owners, managed vessels and from oil majors. Its large 1m dwt graving dock is used to drydock several ships or rigs at a time.

It has created a niche of its own in carrying out multi-tasking scopes on Offshore Platform Vessels, drilling rigs and jack-up rigs. The yard has successfully dry-docked, repaired and refurbished over ninety offshore platform vessels in the past two decades.

It is one of the major players in the LNG repair market is adding a modern cryogenic workshop to enhance capabilities to service this sector. The yard repaired its first vessel, the largest Moss type LNG carrier at that point of time, ’Mubaraz’ in 1996. Since then, over 80 LNG carriers of both Moss and Membrane type have been repaired at the yard.

Drydocks World – Dubai will manage the ship-lifts facility at Dubai Maritime City. The facility will address the repair needs of small to medium size vessel owners, widening the repair portfolio of the yard.

The new facility will have 42 dry berths of 100 x 25 metres at Dock 1, two of them covered, and eleven dry berths of 150 x 35 metres at Dock 2 - one of them covered. The facility will be equipped with ship-lifts of 6,000 tonnes and 3,000 tonnes. A 700-tonnes travel lift will be available on site. The wet berths will extend over 1270 linear metres.

The yard has two ship lifts capable of lifting vessels up to 2500 tonnes.

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