About Us

About Oman Drydock Company.

Milestones

Major milestones and a variety of achievements characterize our company’s journey from the foundation until today.



2017

January
Oman DryDock signed MOU with Oman National Transport Company aims to appoint "Mwasalat" as the official public transport of ODC's staff.
May
Oman DryDock successfully completed the 6th conversion project of Greek ship ‘Olympic Trust’ from OBO to VLCC in record time.
Oman DryDock received the largest ship since it started operating, VLOC "Sohar Max" owned by Oman Shipping Company.
Oman DryDock achieves a new milestone in safety, 5 million man hours of safe working without lost time injury (LTI).
June
Beginning of Duqm Naval Dockyard (DND) operations following its official registration and formation of its Board.
New Appointment of Mr. Stephan Aumann as a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Oman Drydock Company.
August
Signed strategic partnership collaboration between Oman DryDock & GOM global offshore and marine in Singapore.
September
Signed new shipyard agency agreement with Norwegian specialist BSA for the markets in Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

2016

November
Oman Drydock Co (ODC) and Babcock International Group (BIG), the leading UK engineering services company, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly develop a naval ship repair and maintenance unit in Duqm.

2015

January
300 Ships Repair Achieved
November
400 Ships Repair Achieved
December
Certified with Environment Management System : ISO - 14001/2004
Oman DryDock delivers first batch of steel structures for RHIP project, contracted with over than 12K tons of steel

2014

February
Crossed the 200 various ships repaired.
June
Secure GTT License for LNGC Repair.

2013

March
Organized the 1st ODC International Gathering for ship owners and clients which held on March 19th, in Duqm Shipyard.
May
Sponsoring Seatrade Lifetime Achievement Award at the Seatrade Awards Dinner in London.
November
Sponsored The Seatrade Outstanding Achievement Award at Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards Dinner.

2012

May
Celebrating the first anniversary "Vision to Reality - A Year of Success" at Al Bustan Palace, under the auspices of His Excellency Yahya bin Said Al Jabri, Chairman of Special Economic Zone Authority, Duqm.
MOU signing ceremony with National Iranian Tanker Company.
June
Grand Opening of Oman Drydock Yard under the auspices of His Highness Sayyid Hamad bin Thuwaini al Said.
October
Crossed the 100 various ships repaired.

2011

April
Soft Operation commenced with repair of a Split Hopper Barge from Jan Denul (Belgian Company).
July
Final hand-over of Infrastructure and Superstructure was executed between MOTC and ODC.
December
Successfully accomplished re-delivery of 43 vessels during the Soft Operation period since April, 2011.

2010

March
Commenced operation of regular bus service between Muscat and Duqm for ODC employees and guests.
May
First batch of Omani engineers and workers were sent to the Vocational Training Center to acquire practical training of engineering and field work skills.
December
Original scope of Civil Infrastructure and Building works was completed, and integrated commissioning and tentative Hand-Over were carried out by MOTC and ODC.

2009

April
Ministry of Finance and Ministry of National Economy approved the ODC Superstructure Budget.
June
A total of 11 Superstructure Contracts was signed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

2008

February
Daewoo Engineering & Contracting in partnership with Galfar Engineering & Contracting were awarded the contract related to the construction of drydock at Al Duqm Port in the Al Wusta region.
May
Signing of the Ship Yard Construction Contract.
June
Commencement of the construction of the ship repair yard.

2007

May
Floated international tenders for the construction of the ODC shipyard.

2006

May
Oman Drydock Company (ODC), a state-owned entity by the Government of Sultanate of Oman was registered to the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
September
ODC was established. DSME signed an agreement with Government of Sultanate of Oman to operate and manage (O&M) the facility for an initial period of 10 years, which is extendable by a similar period.

2005

March
DSME submitted the feasibility study report, and Government of Sultanate of Oman decided to build a ship repair yard in Duqm.
June
Government of Sultanate of Oman & DSME entered into the "Services Agreement of Initial Phase" for the establishment of the business plan, preparation for operation, and basic design for the ship repair yard.
July
Government of Sultanate of Oman & DSME signed the "Heads of Agreement" stating that GOSO will agree to cooperate with DSME for the establishment of the corporate entity and operation of the ship repair yard.