Dockyard General Engineering Services (Pvt) Ltd. (DGES) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC). CDPLC was established to cater for emerging needs of the local shipping fleet, by the Government of Sri Lanka, whilst its’ Subsidiary, DGES was incorporated much later, to cater to general engineering needs of the nation.
During last thirty six years, CDPLC has successfully internationalized its Ship repairing and Shipbuilding businesses and stands-out as a leading engineering entity in South Asia. CDPLC’s collaboration with Onomichi Dockyard Co., Ltd. of Japan a medium but highly reputed Shipbuilding and Ship repair Company, has augured well in its endeavors to become a regional leader in the industry, catering to as much as 0.5% of global ship repair volume whilst simultaneously being recognized as one of the best, small scale, but highly reputed shipbuilding yards in the world.
Today, Colombo Dockyard PLC is recognized by its multinational clientele as a brand that stands for quality, timely delivery, and unambiguous concern for health, environment and safety. With unparalleled growth and outstanding performance CDPLC is a high-potential business entity listed in the Colombo Stock Exchange.
In its voyage, CDPLC has successfully captured several landmark heavy engineering projects both in Sri Lanka and in the Republic of Maldives and was able to fill a gap that existed in the local heavy engineering industry.
With the dawn of year 2009, the company took a strategic decision to re-position DGES as the channel through which it would provide its heavy engineering services, with an added capacity and vigour, preparing and positioning itself to be an active value adding partner in the post-war growth of our nation.
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 designing to commissioning, including value added services and combined technical services especially for petrochemical, infrastructure development, and power and irrigation sectors.
DGES today stands confidently to undertake mega engineering projects of any magnitude or complexity, with our unblemished engineering heritage, inventiveness, ability to adapt, and use of cutting-edge technology coupled with limitless resources that can be drawn from our strategic partners. Our highly skilled workforce, with classic standards of precision and competencies, led from the front by experienced engineering leaders are ready to assume any type of heavy engineering need of the nation, be it a state driven infrastructural development and industrialization program or otherwise.
We are now poised to do even better and bigger, extending the internationally recognized Colombo Dockyard Brand to the nation’s heavy engineering needs!