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Dubai to Build New Floating Dock

The Dubai Drydocks Company is planning to build a new floating dock with acapacity of 40,000 tons. The Dubai dry dock, which became fully operational in1983, currently has a total capacity of 1,850,000 tons consisting of threeberths - No. 1 for 350,000 dwt vessels, No. 2 for ULCCs of up to 1mn dwt and No.3 for 500,000 dwt vessels. The new dock will require about 21 months to be builtand the decision to go ahead with the project...