Over the past 34 years Drydocks World - Dubai 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 maintains high HSEQ and operational excellence standards, utilizing the yard's world-class infrastructure to exceed the expectations of clients. The dedicated workforce and state-of-the-art-facilities at Drydocks World on average complete over 300 projects per year, with a record of handling 42 refurbishment projects simultaneously.
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.
In recognition of our excellent services and world-first projects, 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. Drydocks World has achieved significant recognition for the accomplishments of the organization, and looking forward the business aims to achieve further success for the UAE’s maritime industry, positioning Drydocks World as an international yard of choice.