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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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This is a complicated operation as Mike Nicholson, harbourmaster of the Port of Tyne, explains: "When submerged to accept the floating dry-dock the Osprey will be some 15.
There are many shipyard related programs like dry-dock topside safety, hot-work and tank entry that operational sailors have little experience with.
Mr Russell Orme, who heads DLA's corporate division in Birmingham, said: 'The largest of dry-dock facilities in Marseilles is around three times the size of Cammell Laird's Birkenhead dock and it will give them a major presence on the Mediterranean in addition to their Gibraltar operation.
Additionally, effective January 1, 2003, the Company changed its method of accounting for the scheduled dry-dock of vessels from the accrue-in-advance method to the direct-expense method.
Brows, gangways, or ramps from the ship-to-shore or ship-to-ways or to dry-dock side, shall be provided in sufficient number to permit the rapid egress, under emergency conditions, of all personnel on board.
Portship's parent company, Canadian Shipbuilding and Engineering Limited (CSE), decided to consolidate its dry-dock repairs at its Port Wellar shipyard in St.
5 billion in revenues from our companies in Singapore and Indonesia, and another $1 billion from our dry-dock in Dubai," Bin Sulayem said.
Three Months Ended Six Months Ended June 28, June 29, June 28, June 29, 2003 2002 2003 2002 Net sales $485,883 $477,104 $947,750 $920,027 Earnings (loss) before cumulative effect of changes in accounting principles $(2,916) $15,098 $(3,849) $16,821 Cumulative effect of changes in accounting for asset retirement obligations and dry-dock accruals, net of income tax expense of $550 - - 3,648 - Net earnings (loss) $(2,916) $15,098 $(201) $16,821 Earnings (loss) per share before cumulative effect of changes in accounting principles $(2.
Rendell, being represented by the Governor's Northwest Regional Office Director Howard Brush, today announced a $1 million capital budget grant to the Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority for improvements to the Port of Erie's Shipyard and Dry-dock.
Three Months Ended March 29, March 30, 2003 2002 Net sales $461,867 $442,923 Earnings (loss) before cumulative effect of changes in accounting principles $(933) $1,723 Cumulative effect of changes in accounting for asset retirement obligations and dry-dock accruals, net income tax expense 3,648 - Net earnings $2,715 $1,723 Earnings per share before cumulative effect of changes in accounting principles $(0.
After evaluating several alternatives, Celebrity Cruises has decided to dry-dock its ship, Millennium, this November to perform work on the vessel's stern hull design.
MIAMI, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In the aftermath of an engine failure on Enchantment of the Seas last week, company officials at Royal Caribbean International have decided to dry-dock the ship earlier than planned.