Dubai Maritime City develops ship elevators in partnership with Syncrolift AS
This Partnership is Part of Dubai Maritime City’s continued commitment to provide the best infrastructure facilities to its partners Shipbuilding and Repair
Dubai Maritime City has awarded the tender for the renovation of facilities for loading ships from the quay to the maintenance yard, to Syncrolift AS, the world’s leading supplier In the construction of ship elevators, with a capacity to reach 2, loading and unloading operations annually.
Thanks to its privileged location next to the port of Rashid, Dubai Maritime City, a subsidiary of Dubai Ports World (dbworld), is a multi-purpose industrial and commercial hub, and a leading provider of supply chain solutions for the maritime industry, with specialized infrastructure and facilities to support shipbuilding and repair companies. Dubai Maritime City has two elevators to lift and load ships to the maintenance yard. As the services of raising ships and towing them to the area designated for maintenance and renovation works within the Dubai Maritime City dock are among the most important advantages that they provide to a number of major shipyards, led by Grandweld, Albwardy Damen, and other companies that number more than 280 a specialized marine company. The partnership fulfills Dubai Maritime City’s commitment to providing modern infrastructure facilities for its strategic partners in building and repairing ships.
The first lift includes 28 a crane that can Loading ships weighing up to 6, tons, and a length of 130 meters, while the second elevator includes 14 crane that can handle ships weighing up to 3, tons, And a length of 28 meters.
It is expected that the cost of this project will reach 14 million dirhams, and its implementation will take 130 days, to contribute to increasing the total capacity of ships that can be lifted and loaded from 800 ships currently, to 2, Ship annually upon project completion