Ship Repair Yard & Dry Dock
The dry dock at Duqm is reported to be the second largest of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa.
It consists of two docks that are 10m, which one dock is 410m by 95m, and the other is 410m by 80m. Furthermore there is a 2.8 km.of quays available for additional ships to be repaired. 10 ships can be repaired at the same time, including some of the largest tankers in the world such as ultra-large crude carriers (ULCCs) at capacities up to 600,000 deadweight tonnage (DWT).
Future plans include adding a floating dock. The dry dock includes hull processing, machining, painting, and pipefitting and shops. It also houses slop and sludge facility as well as hazardous wastewater and wastewater treatment plants.
The dry dock is operated by the internationally renown Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) Company of south Korea. For this purpose ,the government of Oman established Oman Dry Dock Company (ODC) to manage and operate the facility. ODC started soft operation in April 2011and began full operations in early 2012.
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