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dry dock

a basin-like structure that is large enough to admit a ship and that can be pumped dry for work on the ship's bottom

dry dock

[′drī ‚däk]
(civil engineering)
A dock providing support for a vessel and a means for removing the water so that the bottom of the vessel can be exposed.
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He noted that lakes in Egypt do not include dry docks or workshops dedicated to that type of inspection, adding that there is no safe means to lift the boat in unspecialised workshops.
The district court held that the Great American and MSI policies were void because (1) Great American's pollution insurance policy was a marine insurance contract subject to the doctrine of uberrimae fidei, and Signal's failure to disclose that the dry dock had deteriorated and that repairs recommended over several years had not been made violated its duty of utmost good faith under that doctrine, and (2) Signal materially misrepresented the dry dock's condition when it applied for coverage from MSI.
The captain of the ship, Jitendra Singh Negi, told Gulf News that the problem of irregular salary payment has been going on for over a year but now at the dry docks it has gone from bad to worse.
The decision means the Harris Pye Group has failed in its attempt to renew the necessary licence to develop and expand Swansea Dry Docks for the refurbishment and repair of ships.
We invested heavily to revitalise the dry docks and are firmly committed to ongoing investment in them to enhance the existing facility and continually improve the service to clients.
Safe operation and maintenance of dry dock facilities.
As such the dry dock does not become the principal exhibition space per se, but instead becomes the Museum's sunken facade, interrupted by three inhabited bridging elements that form part of a looping route of exhibition spaces.
The dry dock sailed through the Gatun locks, Gatun Lake, and the Miraflores locks, emerged into the Pacific and was on its way.
Coun Roger Horton told the committee: "I think the dry docks should be saved.
Northwestern now gets a 15-year lease on dry docks on the northern side of the former Laird's yard.
It has created an opportunity for Canadian shipyards to get into the market, says Charlie Payne, the business development manager of the Port Weller Dry Docks.
Clifford also helped form a lucrative public-private partnership with the Navy for the use of Dry Dock 4 at Pearl Harbor, one of the largest dry docks in the Pacific Rim.