Drydocks World and Maritine World, international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors
, have been recognized at the ADNOC HSE awards for bringing safety and environment benefits to the industry in partnership with the National Drilling Company
The award ceremony was held at the InterContinental Hotel
in Abu Dhabi on April 21 with numerous national companies in attendance such as ADGAS, ADNATCO-NGSCO, ZADCO, NDC and GASCO.
Drydocks World was awarded for its utilization of Chariot Robotics for hydro-blasting on the vessels’ hull which helps in reducing pollution, while offering consistent quality and increased efficiency. The technology replaces the usage of certain lethal chemicals with environmentally friendly ones and uses fully automated covered grit blasting chambers with a dust extraction system and grit recycling system. The shipyard has also implemented automatic covered painting chambers with four seasons’ temperature controlled de-humidification and vacuum cleaning facilities.