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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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Damen Shiprepair Brest (France) received a booking for the dry-docking and repairs of two shuttle tankers managed by Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers A/S.
NASDAQ: TRBR) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2006 (see attached table), highlighted by a slight underlying improvement in results after adjusting for the Company's accounting treatment for dry-docking activity.
10 per share based upon the accounting method used by all of our peers for dry-docking was higher than last year, but our southbound volume was off last year's level primarily due to the loss of one account that represented 7.
North Charleston,SC, is being awarded an $8,529,497 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking of USNS Laramie (T-AO 203).
Second quarter results were impacted by lower volume, due to dry-docking activity and reduced freight shipments primarily related to a Puerto Rico government shutdown amid temporary fiscal difficulties.
The Dockwise Vanguard was designed for dry-transport and offshore dry-docking markets.
It takes 40-50 days for a vessel's dry-docking," said Al Qubaisi.
Esnaad, whose business includes marine services and oil field services, said it has floated a tender for dry-docking, which was won by ADSB in a competitive bidding process involving several other shipyards from the UAE.
We deeply regret any inconvenience the dry-docking has caused our guests or travel partners, and are working hard to accommodate and compensate them for this change in plans," Williams added.
It provides for the triennial dry-docking maintenance of the Healy and is to be accomplished at Todd Pacific's Seattle shipyard.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Balsam-Wood Required For Dry-Docking Arrangement Of Scorpene Submarine In Dry-Dock
Royal Iris will have new and improved self-polishing, anti-fouling paint which means dry-docking will only take place every two years instead of annually.