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Podcast: In Conversation with Drydocks World CEO Captain Rado Antolovic

Upgrading, refitting and repairing ships is taking on a new significance as shipping decarbonises. Drydocks World CEO Captain Rado Antolovic, PhD gives his views on the market in the latest episode of the Seatrade Maritime Podcast.

Recorded in the run up to Posidonia 2024, Capt. Rado speaks to Seatrade Maritime’s Emma Howell about the importance of Greek shipping to Drydocks World and the historic ties between the yard and Greece.

Drydocks World’s 25-year business master plan is explored in detail, giving insight into recent and future investments at the Dubai yard and the commercial and environmental factors driving strategic decisions.

Capt. Rado shares insights on effective leadership and management in the shipbuilding industry, emphasising the importance of being present and involved in work, spending time with employees, and leading by example.

The conversation covers the expansion of Drydocks World’s service offering in the EPC and oil and gas sectors, the role of technology in modern shipbuilding, ship repair, and fabrication, and the importance of retaining a skilled workforce in the industry.

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