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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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There are no dry docks in the country big enough to lift large-load ships in the country, nor are there specialised workshops for this purpose, Nagy Erian, the deputy chairperson of the Tourism Facilities Chamber at the Egyptian Federation of Chambers of Tourism, told Daily News Egypt.
In acquiring that facility, Signal assumed an existing lease of a dry dock 'the dry dock") located along the Sabine-Neches Waterway near the Gulf of Mexico.
Had we been able to get into dry dock as promised, our work would have been completed in time and we would have been able to meet our original deadline for Manannan to be back in service.
Ahmed al-Abri, ODDC Deputy CEO for Operations said that the ship entered the dry dock on September 7th, 2015 for total conversion and maintenance, which includes paint, the renewal and repair of some parts, as well as other technical businesses managed by an integrated skilled team formatted made of technicians, engineers and specialists working according to the highest quality standards.
The Hull and Machinery policy covered damage to the dry dock resulting from certain specified "perils" that included lightning, earthquake, pirates, assailing thieves, and various types of accidents and malfunctions.
Dr Sheikh Abdul Malik al-Hina'ee, chairman of Oman Dry Dock said, "The Company's operations are not limited to ship repair and maintenance but rather include major and complicated conversion of vessels.
Workers look on as one of the biggest ships to berth at Cardiff dry docks noses her way |in for painting and repairs in May 1967.
BDS Contracts had been undertaking a large part of the ship painting work at the dry dock when the Mustang business went into administration in March this year.
Our main image shows Brigham & Cowan's at South Shields, where the grain carrier Ixia was undergoing a ret in the newly opened 218m (715ft) long dry dock in the mid-1950s.
Security procedures are being taken to arrest three detainees who escaped from the Dry Dock Detention Centre," the Interior Ministry said on Twitter.
INS Betwa was moved to the dry dock for thorough inspection.
The probe panel charged both policemen with beating the accused to death as they were in custody at the Dry Dock Detention Center (MOI) for involvement in a case related to the State of National Safety.