Q1. What is CDDL?
Ans.: Chittagong Dry Dock Limited (CDDL) is the leading operating organization in Bangladesh in the field of repair of ships in dock basin, afloat repair of ships, allied production works as well as manufacturing of Heavy Steel Structure like Bailey Bridge, Foot Over Bridge, Refer Rack etc. CDDL is now concentrating in new building of various types of ships-from merchant ships to specialized Navy War ships. Recently CDDL has handed over 2 x 158 TEUs Inland Container Vessel to BIWTC. Besides CDDL has also constructed a number of Self Sustained Pontoons, Gangways, Causeways, Bailey Bridges, Foot Over Bridges etc. for different Government entities. It is commercially run by Bangladesh Navy.
Q2. What are the capabilities and services of CDDL?
CDDL can Repair ships up to 175 meter in length and 20,000 MT DWT. Repair of industrial machinery, spares, bridge and metallic structures are also in the scope of CDDL.
Q3. What are the major divisions in CDDL?
The major divisions under which different shops and sections carry out the works are:
⦁ Marketing, Planning & Quality Control
⦁ Production & Maintenance
⦁ Ship Repair
Q4. What are the facilities available in CDDL?
Total Area = 46.33 acres
Dock = 34.75 acres
Dock Cranes: 40 MT/10 MT at port side & 15 MT/5 MT at starboard side.
Jetty Crane: 2 nos. x 50 ton Capacity.
Workshop Crane: Shops are equipped with overhead crane of various capacities ranging from 5 to 30 tons.
Design & Planning: Managed by experienced Naval Architects & Engineers. Setting of a fully dedicated design house is in progress. AutoCAD, Maxsurf, Rhyno, Pegasus etc. software is being currently used.
Plater Shop: 36 different kinds of machinery.
Machine Shop: 63 different kinds of machinery.
Power Station: 2 x Generator (437 KW & 256 KW)
Q5. What are the achievements of CDDL ?
Since its inception in 1981, CDDL has completed about 800 ship repair works. These includes Cargo Ship, Patrol Boat, Oil Tanker, Dredger, Tug, Launch, Supply Vessel, Dumb Barge, S P Barge, Water Barge, Wagon Ferry Barge, Pontoon, War Ships, Frigates and also General Engineering & Various Machinery parts.
Q6. Who are the potential customers of CDDL?
Chittagong Port Authority
Bangladesh Shipping Corporation
Bangladesh Coast Guard
Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority
Dhaka City Corporation
Chittagong City Corporation
Sylhet City Corporation
Local Government Engineering Department
Roads and Highways
Bangladesh Gas Field Company Ltd.
Private Ship Owners
TSP Complex Ltd.
Meghna Petroleum Ltd.
Bangladesh Water Development Board
Various Private Companies, Industries and Factories
Q7. What is the business policy of CDDL?
CDDL’s business policy mainly focuses on:
Customer friendly dealing and services
High quality standard
Short and timely delivery time
Q8. What is the future plan of CDDL?
1. Construction of second Dry Dock.
2. Infrastructure development for new ship building including establishment of design house and model testing facilities.
3. Upgradation of existing facilities.
4. New Shipbuilding – Warship and commercial Vessels.
Q9. Why should we select CDDL for business?
1. CDDL maintains high quality of services as per ISO 9001:2015.
2. CDDL ensures timely delivery of job.
3. CDDL provides highly and multi skilled workforce.
4. CDDL offers competitive price for the job.
5. CDDL has no constraints in berth facilities.
6. Good river connection with outside places.
7. Huge infrastructure facilities for handling large number of jobs simultaneously.