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Shiprepair yard ODC plans to start shipbuilding

Friday, 08 Jun 2018

Oman Drydock Company (ODC) in the Middle East state of Oman is considering entering shipbuilding.

So said its recently appointed chief executive officer, Mr Said bin Homoud Al Mawali. Since ODC began operations in 2011 the yard has carried out some 570 shiprepair and conversion projects. ODC has managed to build experience in carrying out both ballast water management system installation and scrubber retrofitting. “In a strategic move to continue the evolution of our operations and given our location, facilities, skill-set and the continuous commitment to deliver excellence, we are now looking at entering the world of shipbuilding,” Al Mawali said.

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