New repair facility in Abu Dhabi


Nico International's new dry-docking and repair facility in Abu Dhabi Port Company’s Freeport carried out afloat and dry-docking jobs on over 30 vessels in its first two months of operation. 

The dock is able to accommodate vessels up to 2,000dwt and 80m in length, while wet berth space is available for vessels up to 400m long. Additionally, the ship repair unit operates a large facility in the Abu Dhabi Industrial Area, with the capacity to dock barges up to 130m long and manage major conversion jobs. 

Ships docked so far include various offshore supply ships and crew boats, as well as the 145m container vessel Alabama Maersk.

Source: Marine Maintenance World.