The tenth in this highly successful series of International Dry Dock Conferences/Advanced Training Forums will be held 17-18 September 2020. The conference provides advance training for those in the dry dock industry. The conference offers opportunities for all involved in the industry to take part in discussions and share knowledge and experiences. This conference is targeted for:

  • Consultants
  • Dock Masters/Docking Officers
  • Dry Dock Crews
  • Engineers/Naval Architects
  • On-site Representatives
  • Port Authorities/Managements
  • Port Engineers/Marine Surveyors
  • Program/Project Mangers
  • Shipyards
  • Vessel/Ship Owners/Crews/Representatives
  • Others allied to this field representing shipyards, engineering organizations, consulting firms, government agencies, vessel owners and others involved or interested in the dry docking of ships and vessels.

Past participants included representatives of shipyards, engineering/consulting firms, government agencies, and ship/vessel operators from six continents.


Innumerous topics with valuable technical information will be shared with attendees. Presentations given by various experts in the field will cover unusual, unique and problem dry dockings.

Conference Schedule

17-18 September 2020

Conference Location

Virginia Beach Convention Center
Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA