Over the past 39 years Drydocks World-Dubai, a DP World Company, has become a leading provider of marine and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors. 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.
Drydocks World completes over 300 projects a year on average, with a record of handling 42 refurbishment projects simultaneously. The yard is spread over 200 hectares, 3 graving docks and 1 floating dock, with the largest dock capable of handling the world’s largest ship, and over 3,700m of berth space. It also boasts an in-house-built floating crane, which can lift 2,000 metric tonnes, including the weight of lifting gear for all types of heavy lift operations.
Innovative projects have been constructed in Drydocks World, breaking records for some of the largest new build offshore fabrication projects worldwide.
The yard has received numerous awards and accolades including the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award, The Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award, Shipyard of the Year, and various HSE Awards including previously achieving the British Safety Council’s prestigious “Sword of Honor” on 11 occasions. Drydocks World aims to consistently deliver excellence and to achieve further success for the UAE’s maritime industry, positioning Drydocks World as an international yard of choice.