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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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Saying that the number of vessels that can be repaired at the drydock will be limited in the initial months, the official noted that the yard could handle up to 120-130 vessels in a year once it stabilises operation.
Four vessels are currently in the drydocks and two vessels, which are Maharishi Devatreya and Maharishi Bhavatreya are going to enter the drydocks.
Drydocks World has a strong track record in delivering Turret Mooring Systems with an excellent safety and quality record," said Mohammad Rizal, Drydocks World's chief operating officer.
Drydocks World is committed to once again delivering a safe and quality product in a timely manner that fully meets our client's expectations.
Drydocks World will also carry out the fabrication of an over 1,000T Turret Buoy for Aoka Mizu, to help the vessel to moor and weathervane at the field site.
Drydocks World always take pride in the yards achievements of building world renowned projects with the highest HSEQ standards possible through a developed modern framework that meets the requirements of business partners without compromising safety or quality requirements.
Under the agreement, Etihad Esco will improve facilities to reduce electricity and water use and study ways to recycle waste water for Drydocks World, which is the largest shipyard service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors in the Middle East, said a statement.
With 40 vessels anchored simultaneously in Drydocks World facilities - a record in Drydocks World's history - the 9,000-plus workforce worked across the yard to provide services to all types of vessels such as tankers, drilling rigs, bulk carriers, dredgers, gas carriers, containers and barges.
Drydocks World strategy since 2012 aims to implement the concept of sustainable development in evolving future business, where the concept of sustainability is defined by the revolutionary changes in methods of dealing with environmental issues by finding solutions and planning the appropriate methods to overcome obstacles.
com)-- Nu Flow, the world's leading small diameter pipe lining company, has increased its presence to the United Arab Emirates, partnering with Drydocks World, the renowned international services provider to the maritime, oil & gas and energy.
Drydocks World, the Dubai-based group which has undergone a multi-billion-dollar debt restructuring, said it had been commissioned to construct the largest rig ever built for the North Sea in a deal worth $730 million.
Drydocks World signs Agreement with Drill One Capital