CDP Gets Six Shipbuilding Orders
Thursday, January 03, 2008
According to www.dailynews.lk, Colombo Dockyards Plc (CDP) was able to secure six shipbuilding orders Greatship (India) Limited worth over US $110 million following the building of its largest anchor handling tug supply vessel to the company, yesterday.
CDP which has undertaken 33 per cent of shipbuilding work of Greatship India conforms to all international ship building standards.
This is the first of an order for two anchor handling tug supply vessels ordered by the company and will have further repeat orders is the first time that CDP built such a large vessel and this would be a stepping stone to go for major ship building activities by the company to compete with other international companies.