Drydocks World Awarded For ‘Safety & Quality’ At Seatrade Maritime Awards

Drydocks World, the leading marine, onshore & offshore service provider to the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors has been awarded the Safety and Quality Award at the prestigious Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa 2017, in recognition of the company’s effective role in safety and excellent quality.

Drydocks World’s signature strategy of ZERO HARM to the people and environment was established under a strong framework, where leadership and compliance are the main criteria supported by the pillars of risk management, competency, awareness, employee engagement and management systems. The safety and quality strategy is strengthened by various continuous programs such as a monthly campaign, health management programs, innovation and productivity scheme, employee safety rating system and comprehensive safety and quality internal audits. Drydocks World Dubai has implemented the EFQM Excellence Model in its management systems and has recently achieved the prestigious Dubai Quality Appreciation Award.

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Last year, operations at Drydocks World marked 26.5million man-hours of work with 48% reduction of injuries from year 2015. With regards to quality, the weld repair rate had a steep fall from 21% to 0.43% and 98.3% success rate in our inspections when counter checked=”checked” by third parties/clients.

Commenting on Drydocks World’s safety culture, Mr. Mohammad Rizal, Chief Operating Officer said, “Drydocks World has created internal awareness on safety, quality and protection, while providing education on how to address these issues by applying a reporting mechanism approach. The result was an ongoing assessment of safety and quality principles at the highest international standards, which empowered and encouraged people to be safety conscious at all times. We value our employees and their contribution to successfully completing projects in the yard. Sending everyone home safely each day is our utmost priority.”

Drydocks World always take pride in the yard’s achievements of building world renowned projects with the highest HSEQ standards possible through a developed modern framework that meets the requirements of business partners without compromising safety or quality requirements.

Reference: drydocks.gov.ae

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