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Noun1.drydock - a large dock from which water can be pumped outdrydock - a large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline
docking facility, dockage, dock - landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out; "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"
floating dock, floating dry dock - dry dock that can be submerged under a vessel and then raised
shipyard - a workplace where ships are built or repaired
Verb1.drydock - maneuver (a ship) into a drydock
dock - maneuver into a dock; "dock the ships"
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Seven months out o' drydock, an' the West Coast the quickest place for foulun' un the world.
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Drydocks World has announced it has successfully completed the world's largest turret mooring system.
Those statements are made by using various underlying assumptions and are subject to numerous uncertainties and risks, including without limitation, risks that the drydock schedule will not be implemented as planned.
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Drydocks World also announced that it has achieved a five star rating from its Five Star Occupational Health and Safety Audit conducted by the British Safety Council.
We look forward to working aboard the USS New Orleans again, this time in our new drydock, said Bob Koerber, vice president and general manager of BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair.
The new drydock enables the company to dock ships up to 180m in length and provides a range of services including structural steel, mechanical, pipe and electrical repairs, hull treatment with the aid of robotic machines and tank coating work.
Yudhishthir Khatau, Chairman and Managing Director of Varun Shipping Company Limited, told Gulf News in a phone interview on Tuesday that the Maharshi Devatreya is expected to enter the Dubai World Drydocks in mid-July.