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Synonyms for drydock

a large dock from which water can be pumped out

maneuver (a ship) into a drydock

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Curacao Drydock reported 2004 revenues of $32 million and employs 350 "casual laborers," many of them Cuban.
We don't have many true icons of American history like Constitution," Deans says, his voice echoing in the concrete canyon of the drydock.
The official, who does not want to be named, said the main focus of the drydock will be on oil tankers and specialised liquefied natural gas (LNG) vessels.
This project confirms Drydocks World's position as a leader in turret fabrication, strengthening the company's position as one of the few worldwide specialists capable of delivering such large-scale projects," it said.
Dubai: Drydocks World, the international service provider to the maritime, oil, gas and energy sectors received the prestigious Sword of Honour for 2014 from the British Safety Council which was held in the famous Drapers' Hall in London.
BAE Systems has purchased a 55,000 lifting-ton, 950-foot-long drydock for the San Diego shipyard, which will be operational in early 2017.
Khaled Al Mazrouei, chief executive of Abu Dhabi Ship Building, said: "The addition of the floating drydock contributes to our commitment to expand our service offering, strengthening our local maritime services and industries, and delivering on the large scale goal of Abu Dhabi's continued economic diversification.
The captain of the ship, Aninda Sengupta, said that they had been promised that the ship would enter the drydocks in December 2013.
Dubai's Drydocks World, a leading marine, onshore and offshore services provider has signed a contract agreement with Dutch-based SBM Offshore to carry out the construction of the turret mooring system (TMS) for Statoil's Johan Castberg floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel.
UAE-based Drydocks World has signed a contract agreement with SBM Offshore to carry out the construction of the Turret Mooring System, TMS, for Statoil's Johan Castberg Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel in Norway.
Dubai-based Drydocks World, a leading onshore and offshore service provider to the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, has signed an agreement for two new projects with Bluewater Energy Services and end client Hurricane Energy.
Drydocks World, the leading marine, onshore & offshore service provider to the oil, gas and renewable energy sectors has been awarded the Safety and Quality Award at the prestigious Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa 2017, in recognition of the companys effective role in safety and excellent quality.
Top officials from Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad Esco) and Drydocks World recently signed a service agreement to prepare for and evaluate the potential for on-site solar energy generation.
Summary: Drydocks World has surpassed the previous record of 37 vessels in the yard.
Drydocks World and Maritime World, the provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors recently received the Clean Shipping Award at the Seatrade Awards ceremony for the "Chariot Robotics" technology implemented in the yard.