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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.
5 billion in revenues from our companies in Singapore and Indonesia, and another $1 billion from our dry-dock in Dubai," Bin Sulayem said.
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.
The design of the dock blocks was done in-house thereafter by CSL to seat the Carrier in the dry-dock.
MC Shipping 3 month financial summary for the period ended June 30, 2003 and 2002 3 months ended 3 months ended 30-Jun-03 30-Jun-02 Total Revenues including interest income $ 9,898,385 $ 11,048,828 Operating expenses $ (4,993,297) $ (5,327,961) General & administrative expenses $ (240,642) $ (355,002) Depreciation & dry-dock amortization $ (2,913,302) $ (2,583,800) Interest expense $ (1,268,778) $ (1,670,198) Provision for impairment loss on vessels $ (32,685) $ (561,974) NET INCOME $ 515,231 $ 550,165 Per share amounts Net Income $ 0.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Balsam-Wood Required For Dry-Docking Arrangement Of Scorpene Submarine In Dry-Dock
There are various enclosed buildings that can be utilized for repair and custom yacht construction along with a dry-dock that can lift yachts up to 125'.
A Technical Service Agreement (TSA) is signed by GTT, world leader in the design of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), and Oman Drydock Company (ODC), one of the most advanced dry-dock yards.
Repairs and refurbishment may include all hull, mechanical, and electrical systems; and all repair and maintenance of the watertight retaining structure at the end of a dry-dock (caisson).