DEW Ltd is the oldest dockyard in the subcontinent and posses the greatest history of ship building and repair work. It was established in 1922 on the eastern bank of river Shitalakkha, Narayanganj. It is about 32 km away from the capital city of Dhaka. It has great historical evidence for new building of vessel like Ro- Ro Ferry, Survey Boat, Tanker, Launch, Tug, Coaster, Landing Craft for Navy, Army, Coast Guard, BIWTA, BIWTC, CPA, MPA and many other private organization. Presently high speed aluminum patrol boat for Bangladesh Coast Guard is building for the first time in Bangladesh shipbuilding history. This yard planned to build upto 6000 DWT vessel within 2020.