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large watertight chamber used for construction under water

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Plans confirmed by Able UK chief executive Peter Stephenson also include proposals to build a coffer-dam, dry dock gates and three new quays.
The massive overhaul includes three new docks and a new coffer-dam which would allow ship building and wind turbine and blade manufacture to take place on the Tees site.
Coffer-dams were positioned at the Royal Albert and Royal Victoria docks, some 50m apart.