Posted On: 03-11-2016
Drydocks World wins the Shell Contractor ‘Most Noteworthy Effort in HSSE for 2015-2016’ Award
United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 30th, October, 2016: Drydocks World the international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors has been recognized at the Shell HSSE Contractor Workshop Awards 2015-2016. The award ceremony was held at the Radisson Blu Edwardian in Heathrow, UK on October 14th, with Drydocks World winning the award of ‘Most Noteworthy Effort in HSSE for 2015-2016.’ This award recognizes the Drydocks World’s continuous effort to improve HSSE standards, performance and culture.
Drydocks World currently employs more than 9,000 employees from 54 different nations and it had overcome challenges to meet the objective of ‘ZERO HARM to people and the environment’. The yard has benefited from over 33 years of past experience and strives to utilize this experience to continuously improve all activities towards “ZERO HARM.”
Since the implementation of the pledge four years ago, significant plans have been consistently developed and successfully executed to ensure effective, transparent and comprehensive communication. This ensured awareness among people and focused supervision to guarantee compliance at all levels.
Drydocks World Company Profile
Over the past 33 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 yards 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 dry docks, 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 received numerous awards and accolades including consecutively winning 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 the British Safety Council for the past 13 years and the BSC “Sword of Honor” on 10 occasions, as well as the International Business Excellence Award – 2015 for Innovative solutions and the International Seatrade Awards- 2015 for Clean Shipping. The yard has been recognized at the Shell Contractors Workshop Awards, winning best HSE initiative for Chariot Robotics Blasting; further, Drydocks World received the Best Repair Yard award at the 7th ShipTek International Maritime Awards. Under the Corporate Social Responsibility category, Drydocks World has won at the Seatrade Awards 2016 and the Maritime Standard Awards 2015. 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.