About DGES

With an extensive technical know-how & experience gained from proud & distinguish history of three decades, DGES is dedicated to perfection and committed to deliver quality products and services on time, in the fields of civil, mechanical and electrical engineering from design and construction, including value added services and value engineered services especially for petrochemical, mini hydro power, mega power, building, irrigation, heavy structures, infrastructure development, and marine construction sectors.

Dockyard General Engineering Services (Pvt) Ltd. (DGES) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC).

While Colombo Dockyard PLC continues business activities in ship repairing, shipbuilding offshore engineering mainly for international clientele, with the dawn of year 2009, on a strategic decision taken by the principal company to amalgamate Heavy Engineering Department of CDPLC with DGES and was re-positioned, as the channel to provide its heavy engineering services, with an added capacity and vigor, to be an active value adding partner in the post-war growth of our nation.

DGES today stands confidently to undertake a heavy engineering project of any size or shape at any site in the South Asian region in the field of civil, mechanical and electrical engineering.


Corporate Footprints


1981 Incorporated as Ceylon Bulk Carriers Limited
1994 Changed the name as Dockyard General Engineering Services Pvt Ltd & diversify business line to General & Civil Engineering
  Diversify business line to Sale of Certified Engineering Products
2009 Amalgamated with Heavy Engineering Department of CDPLC & diversify business line to Heavy Engineering
2009 Established strategic business alliance among CDPLC, Onomichi Ship Yard & Ceylon Shipping Agency (Pte) Ltd
2010 Established production division at Kelani River Site
2010 Diversify business line to building of small vessel
2010 Diversify business line to Marine Construction

Risk & Safety

The company has systematic risk management process which all employees effectively and efficiently involve in setting strategy to identify potential events that may affect the company and to manage risk to within its comfort zone.

The company is already in one of the safety players in Sri Lanka heavy engineering sector. The safety of employee, subcontractors and communities has long been a top priority of the company. We believes, safe work environment means a better quality of life and better morale for employees to achieve organizational target leads sustainable development of all its stakeholders.

Apart from the company general health & safety Plan, the company has a unique Health & safety Plan for major heavy engineering projects which identify the risk comprehensively about with particular projects and precautionary steps to be taken in its working environment. It identities all safety procedures needs to be implemented during the project.

All employees including subcontractors should participate for safety orientation program held by Safety department of Colombo Dockyard PLC before commencement of project. Apart from that daily toolbox meetings are conducted by engineers in charge in respective areas to educate their subordinates about the risk associated in day to day activities.



We are committed to deliver the highest quality products and services, assuring value for money and timely completion surpassing customer expectation. DGES has privilege to operate under the guidance of Colombo Dockyard’s quality manual, quality procedure manual and work instructions which are prepared accordance with ISO 9001;2000 Quality Management System.

Our Strengths

  • Value of Heritage
  • Artistry of Creation
  • Innovation
  • Power of Modernisation

Our Services

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Design and Construction
  • CNC Plasma Cutting
  • Value Engineered Services

Our Markets

Mega Power
Mini Hydro Power
Infrastructure development
Marine Construction
Heavy Structures
Techno Commercial Supplies