Afloat, voyage & port repairs
Repairs afloat, in port or during a voyage
With our unique combination of in-house trades, our facilities and our own talented staff we can provide you with any repair assistance and support you need in any location. Our teams are ready to support you either afloat, in port or during a voyage.
Our services include
Emergency and damage repairs
Our “One-stop-shop All-in-house” model is ideally suited for emergency and damage repairs. We are available 24/7 in all locations.
Pre-docking afloat repairs
We have lay-by berths available up to VLCC size for clients looking for a cost- effective alternative to a drydock.
Complex repairs and conversions - afloat
We undertake complex projects such as modifications, damage repairs and conversions, and these can all be performed afloat.
2-stroke and 4-stroke engine overhauls
Our experienced mechanics are well uptodate with most 2-stroke and 4-stroke engine types.
Ballast water retrofits on location
3D Scanning and CNC Pipe fabrication allows us to prefab piping and install it on location.
On-board Battery packs offers savings on fuel and maintenance. Our teams have recent experience with Hybrization projects ( installation and vessels modifications.
What we offer
Afloat projects up to VLCC size in lay-by berth
We undertake complex projects such as modifications, damage repairs and conversions, and these can all be performed afloat. We have lay-by berths available up to VLCC size for clients looking for a cost- effective alternative to a drydock. Having engineering, as well as a CNC pipeshop in-house allows us to carry out large-scale retrofits, such as ballast water management systems, quickly and efficiently. We can execute complete turnkey projects or install equipment provided by the client.
Port repairs in the UAE and Oman
Our repair portfolio includes hull and deck steel repairs including pipework, hydro-blasting and painting works, mechanical works such as engine overhauling, hydraulic and electrical works.
Voyage repairs anywhere in the world
Our extensive workshops in Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah serve as a base for our Afloat Repairs Division. CDC & BOSIET Certified Riding squads are available to meet customer requirements on board vessels in all UAE ports and anchorages, as well as on vessels underway anywhere in the world.
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Albwardy Damen highlights
Safety is our highest priority
We are committed to continuously maintaining a safe and healthy workplace in all our operations. We recognise that we work in a dynamic industry involving potentially hazardous equipment and operations.Read more
1500 people ready 24/7
We have a dedicated team of 1500 people in three UAE locations, who are ready to support our customers 24/7.
We have a large team of in-house specialists who can pick up the requests of any level of complexity. We are engineering, building and repairing steel or aluminum vessels. Our mechanical and electrical departments are all in-house. We have a large experience in retrofitting and conversions.
All major trades in-house
We have all major trades in-house, mainly carried out by our own staff. We offer 3D scanning, retrofitting, propeller repairs, thruster repairs, GRE piping, hydraulic and electric repairs. We have a multi-disciplinary Engineering and Production support team in-house.
Quality & Safety at the right price
We are committed to continuously maintaining a safe and healthy workplace in all our operations. With all key competences in-house we deliver to the highest technical, environmental standards at the right price.