Shipyard Layout

Dock No Length (m) Breadth (m) Depth (m) Capacity (Dwt) Cranage (t)
Drydock No. 1A 148 26 9.7 30,000 160
Drydock No. 1B (Shipbuilding) 62 26 9.7 160
Drydock No. 2 (Shipbuilding) 107 18.5 6.7 9,000 160
Drydock No. 3 122 16 5.5 8,000 20
Drydock No. 4
263 44 8.9 125,000 50
yard layout
Colombo Dockyard Dock No:1A

Colombo Dockyard Dock No:1A

Dock 1 (separated as docks 1A and 1B) is a dry dock used mainly for the servicing of large passenger vessels, cargo vessels, dredgers, and container vessels.

Dock No Length (m) Breadth (m) Depth (m) Capacity (Dwt) Cranage (t)
Drydock No. 1A 148 26 9.7 30,000 160
Drydock No:1B (Shipbuilding)

Colombo Dockyard Dock No:1B (Shipbuilding)

Dock No Length (m) Breadth (m) Depth (m) Capacity (Dwt) Cranage (t)
Drydock No. 1B (Shipbuilding) 62 26 9.7 160
Drydock No:2 (Shipbuilding)

Colombo Drydock No:2 (Shipbuilding)

Dock 2, located adjacent to dock 1, is sheltered and used exclusively for shipbuilding projects.

Dock No Length (m) Breadth (m) Depth (m) Capacity (Dwt) Cranage (t)
Drydock No. 2 (Shipbuilding) 107 18.5 6.7 9,000 160
Drydock No:3

Colombo Dockyard Dock No:3

Dock 3 consists of a long and narrow basin that can accommodate the maintenance and repair of offshore support vessels, tug boats, naval vessels, work boats and trawlers.

Dock No Length (m) Breadth (m) Depth (m) Capacity (Dwt) Cranage (t)
Drydock No. 3 122 16 5.5 8,000 20
Drydock No:4

Colombo Dockyard Dock No:4

Dock 4 is Colombo Dockyard’s largest graving dry dock and its state of the art capabilities can handle tankers, bulk carriers, and dredgers. Dry dock 4 is equipped with two travelling dock arms of 450 kg each and also has a service tunnel.

Dock No Length (m) Breadth (m) Depth (m) Capacity (Dwt) Cranage (t)
Drydock No. 3 263 44 8.9 125,000 50
yard layout
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Colombo Dockyard Dock No:1 A

This graving drydock with a length of 213m and breadth of 26m, this dock has a DWT capacity of 30,000. It is serviced by 5 cranes with a carnage from 15 to 50 tonnes. This facility is used to service mainly general cargo vessels, dredgers, container vessels, offshore support vessels and cement carriers.

Dock No Length (m) Breadth (m) Depth (m) Capacity (Dwt) Cranage (t)
Drydock No. 1A 148 26 9.7 30,000 160

Colombo Dockyard Dock No:1 B (Shipbuilding)

Dock No Length (m) Breadth (m) Depth (m) Capacity (Dwt) Cranage (t)
Drydock No. 1B (Shipbuilding) 62 26 9.7 160

Colombo Dockyard Dock No:2 (Shipbuilding)

This graving dock has a capacity of 9000 DWT. It is 107m in length and 18m in breadth. The cranage which services this dock, consist of one 50 ton and two 15 ton cranes. This graving dock which is located in tandem with the Dock No. 01 is a sheltered dock exclusively dedicated for ship building projects.

Dock No Length (m) Breadth (m) Depth (m) Capacity (Dwt) Cranage (t)
Drydock No. 2 (Shipbuilding) 107 18.5 6.7 9,000 160

Colombo Dockyard Dock No:3

This graving dock has capacity of 8000 DWT. Constructed initially to accommodate submarines during the world war II, this drydock consists of a long and narrow construction. The length of this drydock is 123 meters x Breadth 16 meters. The cranage consists of one 10 Ton and one 6 Ton. This drydock has facilities to accommodate offshore support vessels, tug boats, naval vessels, work boats and dredgers.

Dock No Length (m) Breadth (m) Depth (m) Capacity (Dwt) Cranage (t)
Drydock No. 3 122 16 5.5 8,000 20

Colombo Dockyard Dock No:4

This is the largest graving drydock with capacity of 125,000 Dwt, 263meters in length and 44meters in breadth. This drydock commissioned in 1988 is capable of handling a wide spectrum of vessels. The drydock has state of the art facilities with cranage consists of 3 cranes, 18 tons, 20 tons and 50 tons. This dock is also serviced with two traveling dock arms of 450 kg. Equipped with a service tunnel. This dock accommodates tankers, bulk carriers and dredgers.

Dock No Length (m) Breadth (m) Depth (m) Capacity (Dwt) Cranage (t)
Drydock No. 4 263 44 8.9 125,000 50

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