Drydocks World wins second “Best Repair Yard” Award
Drydocks World received the “Best Repair Yard” Award at the 7th ShipTek International Maritime Awards for the second time in a row.
The yard has completed over 8,200 projects over the last 33 years working on over 300 projects annually. An organisational changes introduced, making Project Management independent from Production, resulted in upgraded efficiency in project management and a greater service level and quality to the Ship Repair clients.
The facility has achieved numerous records over the past year since the date of its inception, which included servicing 42 vessels in addition to 11 rigs all at once, in addition to the construction of the offshore projects.
Conceived as an ambitious project under the guidance of H.H. Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum the late Ruler of Dubai, the yard is strategically located in a rapidly developing region of the world.
The yard is spread over 200 hectares, 4 drydocks with the largest dock capable of handling the world’s largest ship and over 3,700m of berth space. Innovative projects for key global players have been constructed in Drydocks World, breaking records for some of the largest new build offshore fabrication projects worldwide.
Drydocks World has consecutively won the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award 2015 in the manufacturing category, which is the highest level of national recognition for business performance excellence in the UAE. In addition, Drydocks World has been honored with the prestigious “5 Star” rating from British Safety Council and the BSC Sword of Honor for the past 11 years, as well as the International Business Excellence Award – 2015 for Innovative solutions and the International Seatrade Awards- 2015 for Clean Shipping.