Workshops

The shipyard owns the biggest collection of heavy steel processing and welding machinery in Sri Lanka. Shipyard piers and all workshops have ancillary services such as oxygen; acetylene, compressed air etc. and powerful illumination system to ensure to carryout fabrication work day and night.

The workshops are capable of handling a full complement of tasks and the listing below are but a few of our services,

  • The yard is fully geared and equipped for carrying out heavy fabrication work in steel and aluminium and has a capacity to process 7000+ tons of steel per year
  • Production area is equipped with latest machinery and technology including lifting facility (overhead cranes & swing Arm cranes). An area of 9,400 m2 is allocated for ship repairs, while 10,680 m2 area is allocated for shipbuilding operations
  • Shipyard boasts of weather protected production area 7,000 m2 with moving facility (traveling shed) to use shore cranes for production, mainly for shipbuilding
  • Performance standard for protective coatings (PSPC) workshop of 580 m2 – Climate and dust control in house blasting and painting facility mainly for shipbuilding units
  • Workshop area allocated for support services 2,660 m2, while dedicated cryogenic workshops are also available

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Machinery repairs

  • Overhauling of main engines, auxiliary engines
  • Alignment of bearings
  • Turbo charger repairs etc

Hull repairs

  • Submerged arc welding, MIG, TIG, MAG welding
  • Profile cutting machines
  • Plate rollers
  • Hydraulic presses

Propeller repairs

  • All repairs to damaged and broken propellers
  • Faring dented blades
  • Profile matching
  • Renewal of damaged sections
  • Static balancing etc

Pipe repairs

  • Any type of pipe renewal work
  • Equipped with the latest hydraulic pipe benders and cutters
  • Grit blasting and coating of pipes
  • Hot dip galvanizing of pipes

Diving services

  • Underwater hull cleaning and repairing
  • Stern gland repacking
  • Inspection of bottom damage

Ancillary services

  • Accommodation repairs
  • Lifeboat repairs
  • Life raft repairs
  • Servicing and calibration of fire fighting systems
  • Inspection and certification of fire fighting systems
  • Wire splicing and canvas work

Automation repairs

  • Servicing and installation of main and auxiliary engine motoring and safety control systems
  • Servicing, calibration and installation of temperature monitoring systems
  • Boiler controls, fire detection systems
  • Inserting of gas
  • Electronic and pneumatic tank gauging
  • Oil discharge monitoring
  • Gas detection
  • Auto unloading systems etc

Electronic repairs

  • Servicing and installation of all types of communication equipment
  • Servicing and repairs of navigation aids, radar and gyro
  • Servicing and repairs of echo sounders, direction finders, speed logs etc

Colombo Dockyard PLC