Colombo Dockyard busy engaged in all sectors
Colombo Dockyard Limited (CDL) is a hive of activity with both key
sectors of ship repair and ship building sectors being fully engaged to
The ship repair sector is currently handling MT. G S Salaria (67,000
Dwt) tanker owned by Shipping
MV. DCI Dredge XV accommodated in Dock No. 1 nearing completion
Corporation of India Ltd., MV. DCI Dredge
XV (8,000 DwT) dredger owned by Dredging Corporation of India, MV. Yong
Wang (14,000 dwt) owned by Zhoushan Yongyue Shipmanagement Co. Ltd.
China and MV. Mir Damad (5,000 Dwt) owned by Irano-Hind Shipping, Iran.
These vessels calling from all corners of the globe have called at
CDL for major lay-up and drydock repairs generating much needed foreign
exchange for the country.
In the shipbuilding sector CDL is currently busy with construction of
the four of the Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels for Greatship India
Limited (GIL), a subsidiary of Great Eastern Shipping Company of India
and the two units of 250 passenger cum 100 Ton Cargo Vessels for the
Union Territory of Lakshadweep of India.
These two new construction orders have CDL’s order book full until
In the aluminium construction sector CDL is busy with final touches
to the 40 m Fisheries Protection Vessels (FPV) for the Maldives National
Defence Force. The 35 m Fisheries Protection Craft (FPC) was delivered
recently, the 40 m FPV is scheduled for delivery by November 2007.