Director Project Management
Rizal is highly talented professional with over 40 years of experience in ship repair, new buildings, conversions, operations & project management. He enjoys a prestigious reputation for maintaining and improving facilities and equipment par excellence, ensuring smooth and continuous operation. Known for utilizing innovation and creativity to enhance functionality and operationality, while remaining in compliance with cost controls and organizational directives. Starting his maritime career as an apprentice in 1972 at Sembawang Engineering – Singapore, Rizal had worked at various prestigious organizations including Sembawang and Pan United Shipyard in different roles till he joined Dry Dock World Dubai in 1993 as Ship Repair Manager and finally rose to Chief Operating Officer in the same outfit.
Under his leadership, Drydocks World-Dubai became a leading provider of marine and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors. There he gained invaluable experience as Drydocks World completes over 300 projects a year on average, with a record of handling 42 refurbishment projects simultaneously. The yard is spread over 200 hectares, 4 dry docks, with the largest dock capable of handling the world’s largest ship, and over 3,700m of berth space. During his tenure, Rizal gained hands-on experience on innovative projects breaking records for some of the largest new build offshore fabrication projects worldwide.