Ships these days cost millions of dollars to build and then occasionally, like everything else on the planet, they require maintenance too. This maintenance happens in dry dock.
Drydocking is when a ship is taken out of the water completely to access those parts which are usually underwater. The dry dock is a structured area wherein construction, repairs and maintenance of merchant vehicles are carried out.
At Altair, our unique construction arrangement allows water to be filled up in an area so that vessels can be maneuvered comfortably in and out of the area.
As per Safety of Life at Sea, or SOLAS requirements, all merchant vessels require a complete survey of the hull in a dry dock twice within a five year period and intermediate survey within 36 months.
This includes maintenance of:
Altair Marine Services operates out of its own workshop in Dubai Maritime City and is a sister concern of Alphard Group. Dubai Marine City is a 249 hectares Maritime City which is strategically located between Port Rashid and Dubai’s Dry-docks World.
We have served and/or serving following major clients:
GBM (Shapoorji Paloonji Group), Oman
Star Cement, UAE/Bahrain – Aditya Birla Group
Al Hassanain, Bahrain
United Ready Mix, Qatar
GPMC (end client QPMC), Qatar
Sea World (end clients Hyundai)
Rocks and Aggregates