Drydocks World, a provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors, received Tatweej Academy’s Award for Excellence at the 7th Tatweej Arab Business Leaders and Leading Organizations, for being one of the pioneering institutions in the Arab World on quality of performance and achievements, leadership. The Awards were organized under the patronage of HE Eng. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, Minister of Economy, UAE, presented at a Gala Awards Ceremony on February 18, 2014 at the Burj Al Arab, Dubai, UAE in the presence of policy and decision-makers such as Ministers, Governors, Chairmen, Presidents, C-level Officers, Managing Directors, bankers, investors, high-ranked prominent officials and business leaders.
His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World & Maritime World received the Award The Award, which comprises of the Official Prestigious Scarf with the Golden Medallion and a Certificate in Excellence and Quality signed by the Tatweej Academy Board of Trustees and is in recognition of the extensive policies and procedures being implemented by Drydocks World towards systematically structuring processes that has led to increased performance and customer satisfaction.
He said, “We are greatly privileged to receive this prestigious Award for our outstanding policies and practices that have focused on result orientation, customer satisfaction, market leadership and constant innovation. This has helped in constant and continuous improvement and enabled us to work on our strengths and evolve a framework for future organizational development. We have techniques and tools for measuring and benchmarking business performance on a constant basis and reaching business goals and targets. This Award will definitely motivate us to work even harder and catapult our reputation in the international arena.”
It is noteworthy that Drydocks World has developed a long-term strategy through the prism of "Business Transformation through Continuous Innovation" and achieved growth in business on an international level as one of the most important globally recognized institutions in the marine industry with unique contributions to construction in the oil and gas sector. It also has developed a model of excellence for quality management system, health and safety, industrial safety and the environment, based on the latest international standards to achieve continuous improvement in operations and business performance. It ensures that the systems of business excellence and quality control are centrally managed; quality of products and services delivered is constant, which helps the ongoing evaluation and audit in identifying opportunities to improve the effectiveness of the quality management system and verification processes of the product.
Drydocks World Quality Management System is modeled based on international state-of-the-art standards for continuous improvement of its processes and business performance. The centralized and fully autonomous Business Excellence and Quality Control functions ensure that products and services are delivered with consistent and uncompromised quality. Continuous assessment and audits identify opportunities for improving the product realization processes and the quality management system effectiveness. The shipyard’s management systems are certified as per the API Specification Q1, ISO/TS 29001, ISO 9001: 2008, ISO 14001, BS OHSAS 18001 standards and holds ASME certification for its various maritime operations.