Shipbuilding, Ship & Rigs Repair Division.
This division manages and operates Zamil shipyard located inside Dammam
port. Zamil shipyard facilities spread over 121,400 square meters with 500
meters waterfront. The yard has a ship lift, which can handle vessel up to
1500 tons, 80 meters in length and 15 meters in breadth. The ship lift
transfer system stores the vessel on 9 dry berths. Its 750 highly skilled
workers enable it to undertake any building, repair or conversion job,
survey work, regular hull and engine servicing and damage repair.
For almost three decades, Zamil shipyard was working in the maintenance,
repair and conversion of offshore vessel and in 2002, it ventured in
shipbuilding and since then it became the premier and only shipbuilders in
Now, it is considered one of the significant shipbuidling and ship repair
yards on the Arabian Gulf. It has built and delivered 19 vessel in six
years; 3 harbor tugs, one pilot boat for the Saudi Arabia Ports Authority, 2
Offshore utility vessels and 9 state of the art Diesel-Electric anchor
handling tugs/supply/safety vessel, one diving and 3 Rolls Royce UT 733-2
AHTS vessel for own fleet.
The outstanding performance of the Zamil Diesel-Electric class & the Roll
Royce AHTS vessels which have been delivered to work with Saudi Aramco ib
their offshore oil fields in the Arab Gulf, encouraged Saudi Aramco to
charter all Zamil built vessel in long term contracts.