Workshop and Office Facility for Grandweld Shipyards at Dubai Maritime City


Grandweld Shipyards


Orbit Engineering Consultants


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Built-Up Area

17,010 square meters

Completion Date

March 2012

Scope of Work


Considered to be the largest shipbuilding and repair facility in Dubai Maritime City, the 50,000 square meter Grandweld Shipyards consist of 15,000 square meter covered and insulated workshops.

In August 2012, the facility was accredited with LEED Gold certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). The two-story office and workshop facility was designed and constructed to save 21% in energy costs and 40% in water use annually. Five percent of the building’s electricity needs is provided through renewable energy providing over 600 tons of fewer carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions annually.