SUBIC BAY Freeport – SUBIC Drydock Corporation (SDC), a shipyard located in Subic Bay Freeport Zone (SBFZ) who provides ship maintenance services support to the Republic of the Philippines’ Department of National Defense – Philippine Navy, welcomes the arrival of PN Floating Dock AFDL 20 (YD- 204).
On August 12, 2021, the PN Floating Dock was towed from Cavite PN Shipyard and arrived successfully at SDC Facility in preparation for her drydocking, repairs and modernization.
This project will have an estimated 6-month duration and will entail a top to bottom overhaul with the end objective being, full restoration of the asset.
SDC sends its appreciation for all the support and team effort that went into ensuring the PN Floating Dock made it successfully to SDC.
The company commends a job well done to the Philippines Navy, Malayan Towage Salvage Corporation (MTSC) and the SBMA Seaport Department Team.
Later this month, SDC will also be accomplishing upgrades and repairs onboard PS-16 which will last approximately four months.
As the PN primary maintenance provider for over eight years now we are honored and pleased to continue to support their current and future maintenance requirements enhancing the overall readiness of the Republic of the Philippines’ Department of National Defense – Philippine Navy Fleet.
Throughout the pandemic, SDC’s continues its quest and remains steadfast in contributing to Olongapo City, the Province of Zambales, Bataan and other nearby localities in business sustainment and job generation with current projections through CY 2022, based on current and future books of approximately 1,500 jobs.
This growth also provides opportunities for small business in the Subic Bay Freeport as well as domestic and foreign service providers catering to maritime ship repair and activities.
Subic Drydock Corporation would also like to express its thanks to the leadership of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) and Chairman and Administrator Atty. Wilma Eisma for their support of SDC in business development, job generation and investment in the Freeport.