docking facility


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Noun1.docking facility - 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"
dry dock, drydock, graving dock - a large dock from which water can be pumped out; used for building ships or for repairing a ship below its waterline
landing place, landing - structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
marina - a fancy dock for small yachts and cabin cruisers
harbor, harbour, seaport, haven - a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
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Furthermore, the port has 3,000 feet of bulkhead and docking facility, and a federally maintained 40 foot deep water channel with no air draft restrictions, ensuring a fast and safe turnaround.
The Navy has no docking facility for its bigger vessels as well as hangars for its helicopters.
However, it is serving as a temporary docking facility prior to the vessel shifting to its cargo dock.
Under the CCL expansion project, Bechtel is responsible for the construction of a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) train, an LNG tank and the completion of a second LNG loading berth, as well as the existing construction of two LNG trains, two tanks and a docking facility.
The work on the CCL expansion includes construction of a new liquefied natural gas train, an LNG tank, and the completion of a second LNG loading berth, in addition to the existing construction of two LNG trains, two tanks, and a docking facility. The expansion will add 4.5 million tonnes of LNG per annum to the plant capacity.
Aside from the docking facility, the project will also include a retail and recreational complex for cruise passengers.