DDEW – Dhaka Dockyard & Engineering Works, one of the leading and oldest shipyards in Bangladesh, with an annual production capacity of 5000 tons of steel. Established in 1954 by late Gazi Serajul Haque on the bank of River Buriganga, Dhaka initially with an intention to dock and repair his own fleet of passenger vessels. But later, its facilities were extended to the other ship operators. Over the years, DDEW continued to develop its integrated shipbuilding and ship-repair facilities befitting a modern shipyard in a single location. Today DDEW is a well equipped compact shipyard, capable of undertaking shipbuilding, conversions and repairs of vessels upto 6000 dwt, 100m of length, 15m of breadth, maintaining a world-class quality.
DDEW has all an experienced and efficient technical team having the know-how and innovative capacity, using the most recent CAD/CAM tools, expertise to design, build, convert and repair all type of vessels including specialized vessel as per Owner’s demanding specifications.
Till date, Dhaka Dockyard & Engineering Works have delivered over 400 vessels including Fishing Trawlers, Borges, Tug Boots, Utility Ferries, Oil Tankers, Passenger Vessels, Ro-Ro Ferries, Landing Crafts, Pilot Boots, Patrol Boots, General Cargo/Bulk Carriers and High Speed Aluminum Boots, etc. in accordance to IACS regulations.
Our 90% of yard capacity is focused on new building and 10% a capacity is focused on conversion, refits and repairs tailored to the Owner’s requirement.
Special emphasis is given to the issues related to quality control, health, safety and environment. Our quality management system is certified according to ISO 9001-2000.


  • Internationally Competitive leading
  • Experienced and Dedicated People
  • Quality Workmanship within Time Frames and Budget
  • Facilities Befitting a Modern Shipyard
  • Keeping Customer informed of Work Progress


To be the provider of choice for Design, Ships and Boots, Shipyard Services and Products to the Murine and Offshore Industries, and in the segments we choose be in today’s International Market through superior performance demonstrated by quality, timely delivery & customer satisfaction.


To establish Dhaka Dockyard & Engineering Works as a leading provider globally of high quality, good value ship building and repairing in all our chosen areas of activities.


The quality and environment policy at Dhaka Dockyard & Engineering Works is to provide quality products and services through a motivated workforce in support of our vision and mission, consistent with International shipbuilding standards based on safety, security and applicable environmental legislation and regulations.


DDEW has ISO 9001:2000 certificate and proven track record for quality management policy. We strictly follow the quality circle in our associated business domain.