bilge well

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Noun1.bilge well - (nautical) a well where seepage drains to be pumped away
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
well - an enclosed compartment in a ship or plane for holding something as e.g. fish or a plane's landing gear or for protecting something as e.g. a ship's pumps
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Contract notice: Vognmandskrsel not conducted with the city~s stock, including municipal winter service transportation of sweepings waste from bilge wells to a treatment plant for contaminated soils, etc.
Printed labels indicated the bilge wells and scuttle holes which the jury have heard so much evidence about.
Critical items in the package include work on the hull, freeboard, exterior deck surfaces, bilge wells, propeller blades and seals, sea valves, pumps and bow thrusters.
Vognmandskrsel with own equipment including driving in connection with municipal winter service and transportation of sweepings and waste from bilge wells to the treatment plant for contaminated jord.
Draining the bilge wells, cleaning of underflow and line drainage systems.
Tender announced by ROSKILDE KOMMUNE (29189404),Denmark for Contract notice: Emptying of bilge wells in part of roskilde municipality.
Roskilde Municipality provider cleaning and weeding of roads, trails and parking areas with loose and solid paving, mowing discounts in urban and rural areas as well as traffic island, emptying and cleaning of bilge wells.