Drydocks World and NDC Pen Four Upgrade Projects

Drydocks World and NDC Pen Four Upgrade Projects

Within its efforts to promote its prominence as a comprehensive turnkey provider of drilling and oilfield services, National Drilling Company (NDC) awarded 4 major maintenance and upgrade projects to Drydocks World, one of the leading international service provider to the maritime, oil & gas sectors.

The projects will cover 3 offshore rigs owned by NDC: Al Hail, Al-Ghallan and Al-Ittihad, in addition to its multipurpose barge Al-Ghweifat.

In a ceremony held at NDC Head Office in Abu Dhabi, NDC Chief Executive Officer Mr. Abdalla Saeed Al Suwaidi and DDW Vice President – Business Development & Commercial, Eng. Ali AlSuwaidi signed the contract awarded to DDW and worth around 90 million dirhams (approx $24.5 million).

This; combined with adopting the international best practices in HSE, the recruitment of highly skilled professionals, and reinforcing the supportive infrastructure such as Centralized Field Accommodation Camps and training center will ensure that NDC services will surpass industry standards, strategically strengthening the company for decades to come.

The work has commenced in the first project for rig Al-Hail in DDW and remaining projects will follow subsequently.


Press Release, September 23, 2013