dredge ship

dredge ship

[′drej ‚ship]
(naval architecture)
A watercraft used as a dredge.
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The vessel, while specifically designed to cope with oil spills, will be used as a dredge ship in normal times and will be under the control of the Transport Ministry's Kitakyushu office in charge of dredging work in the Kanmon Strait.