Commodore Shamsul Alam, (G), NUP, ndu, psc, BN

For more than nine decades, Dockyard and Engineering Works Limited (DEW) has been serving the nationin shipbuilding industry. Managing Director Established in 1926 during the erstwhile British era, this yard is the oldest of its kind in Bangladeshsituated on the bank of river Shitalakshya in Narayanganj.Thejourney of DEW over 90 years has not always been smooth. It at times falteredand then again succeeded, but the team was never complacent.

Since handing over to Bangladesh Navy in 2006, this yard has been running under the leadership of the Chairman and Board of Directors. The management of DEWhas been workingrelentlessly to turn this yard as a profitable Government owned commercial organization. With a combination of few experienced hands and a set of young, enthusiastic and energetic people, this yard has been progressing gradually, yet steadily to the forward.

So far DEW has built a good number of ships and craftssuch as Patrol craft, Landing Craft Tank (LCT), Speed Boat (FRP/GRP), Ro-Ro Ferry, Tug Boat, Cargo vessel, Oil Tanker, Buoy, House Boat, Pontoons, etc for different government, commercial and private organizations of Bangladesh. The yard has also been providingre-engining, re-powering and repairing services to different organizations on numerous occasions.

Equipped with modern machinery and equipment, this yard remains ready at all times to serve the nationfirst. When quality is the prime concern for new building or repair works, DEW is one of thevery few chosen ones by the Government or other organizations.

Apart from the shipbuilding and repair job, DEWhas also been lately engaged in various other nation building works such as river excavation, river and canal dredging, embankment construction/protection, land development, etc.

We are committed to perform a strong responsible role for sustainability,through implementing quality infrastructure/construction projects and providing innovative productsandservices.Our aim is to invest in resources that will form the foundation of our core values of shipbuilding.

Being ready to take any challenge through innovativeideas in engaging our resources,DEW will continue its pursuit for excellence. We will create new possibilities by enhancing value, improving social returns and contributing to national economy and wealth.