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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 also pointed out that the company's vision is to become the best dry dock company in the Middle East, always seeking continuous growth and development, which can only be achieved through the success in gaining the confidence of clients.
Dimitris Patrikios, General Manager of "Springfield" Shipping Company was pleased to receive the ship, praising the conversion process conducted for the ship with high quality, as happened in the ship (Olympic Luck) that have been converted at Duqm Dry Dock at the beginning of this year, hoping that there will be similar deals with OCCD in the future on the basis of quality and strong working relationship that connects the company with OCCD working team.
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.
With a workforce from more than 12 countries, Oman Dry Dock Company has received more than 340 contracts of different sizes and purposes since the launch of the dry dock in 2012.
When I first started out in the marine business in the North East in the 1980's there were 27 dry docks in the region.
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.
The delegation met Dry Dock Detention Centre officials in charge of receiving and handing over clothes for detainees.
INS Betwa was moved to the dry dock for thorough inspection.
In the latest attempt by inmates to escape from the Hidd Dry Dock detention centre, two of the four people who fled were re-arrested on the same day.
The Dry Dock beers are available in cans at Denver area liquor stores.