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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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He also affirmed that the activities and programmes are within the approach adopted by the Interior Ministry, represented by the Dry Dock Detention Centre and the General Directorate of Reformation and Rehabilitation, to provide a positive environment that allows detainees to acquire more knowledge and be involved in events held outside the facility, which will facilite their re-integration into society later.
Expected to generate employment opportunities for around 2,000 people, the Dry Dock is being constructed at a cost of Rs 1,799 crore and will be completed by May 2021.
It will also increase the intake capacity of Dry Dock Avenue by more than 22 per cent, at the rate of 2,000 vehicles per hour, in addition to reducing waiting time at the Dry Dock Interchange with Hatem Al Tayii Avenue by 33pc.
He said: "As mainland UK's largest dry dock, with a rebuild value of PS200million, Inchgreen is a key asset for the Peel Ports Group and is vital to our ongoing ship repair strategy.
After signing a profit-sharing agreement with Cochin Shipyard Ltd (CSL) - India's largest shipbuilding and maintenance company - Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) is set to revive its ship repairing facilities in two out of five idling dry docks which it abandoned in 2015.
The cabinet intervened again to solve the ongoing problem of floating hotels, as the River Transport Authority has wanted to stipulate that the hotels be pulled out of the water onto dry docks so as to ensure their suitability for navigation.
The district court held that the Great American and MSI policies were void because (1) Great American's pollution insurance policy was a marine insurance contract subject to the doctrine of uberrimae fidei, and Signal's failure to disclose that the dry dock had deteriorated and that repairs recommended over several years had not been made violated its duty of utmost good faith under that doctrine, and (2) Signal materially misrepresented the dry dock's condition when it applied for coverage from MSI.
After a 24-hour delay getting the vessel into the dry dock, the repairs were not completed by the time of the first available undocking, so services have been delayed until Sunday, April 3.
He pointed out that the company's vision is to become the best dry dock company in the Middle East, always seeking continuous growth and development, which can only be achieved through the success in gaining the confidence of clients.
("Guam Industrial") owned the dry dock. At the time of the sinking, one of its insurance policies covered damage to the dock.
In the first case, the insurers required a Navy Certification of the dry dock as a condition of writing the insurance.
Dr Sheikh Abdul Malik al-Hina'ee, chairman of Oman Dry Dock said, "The Company's operations are not limited to ship repair and maintenance but rather include major and complicated conversion of vessels."