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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.
Throughout the episode viewers will get a glimpse of the buzz of activity on a ship in drydock, including a look at installation of carpet and floors, the stripping of wooden decks, and even a glimpse of the ship's new adults-only Sanctuary which was constructed during the drydock.
Drydocks World constantly aims to enhance its workplace for its staff and the surrounding environment by implementing such outstanding initiatives in HSE Drydocks World continues to target enhanced awareness of excellence in health, safety as well as green and renewable energy technology, all of which contribute to strengthening Dubai s overall HSE initiatives.
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.
Our services have evolved with the needs of the industry and our proven ability to accommodate nine rigs demonstrates the extensive infrastructure and world-class capabilities of Drydocks World stressing that the Group's strategy is clear and based on total development, innovation, technical and engineering creativity," he added.
Drydocks World received four orders in 2013 to add to the eight projects completed previously.
Drydocks World will work with Nu Flow Middle East to offer these innovative solutions to their customers.
Drydocks said it was designed to be operated in harsh environments including the Norwegian sector of the North Sea but gave no further detail on its likely deployment.
The structure is to take the shape of "a number of discs" with one up to 30m underwater and the others above the surface, "allowing guests to admire the depths of the ocean while still being able to make the best of resort living on the surface", according to Dubai Drydocks World.
2bn restructuring of Drydocks World, a move that may complicate the implementation of the ship-building and repair company's debt plan, two people familiar with the matter said.
2 billion) restructuring of Drydocks World, a Dubai-based ship-building and repair firm.