Drydocks World & Maritime World have been recognized at the ADNOC HSE awards for “bringing safety and environment benefits” to the industry in partnership with the National Drilling Company (NDC).
The ceremony was held at the InterContinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi on April 21, 2015 with numerous national companies in attendance.
According to the press release, the ADNOC Annual HSE Awards program is designed to recognize outstanding achievements by the employees and affiliated contractors of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) group of companies in the areas of health, safety and environment.
Drydocks World has received the award for its utilization of Chariot Robotics for hydro-blasting on the vessels’ hull which, according to the company, helps in reducing pollution, while offering consistent quality and increased efficiency.
The company further explained that Chariot Robotics 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.