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a large dock from which water can be pumped out

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We are in the process of seeking to acquire the Graving Docks site with the intention of putting it into the ownership of a dedicated charity.
In a similar fashion, Yarrows benefited directly from the opening of a large government graving dock at Esquimalt in 1926, built to replace the smaller, crumbling graving dock dating from 1887.
In the Middle East, Drydocks World, Dubai has been described as one of the worldAEs largest and best-equipped shipyards with a comprehensive range of facilities and supported by three ultra large crude carrier graving docks.
For commercial entities that inspect, maintain, and operate dry docks, this manual from the Dry Dock Asset Management Task Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers relates the safe operation of four types of dry dock facilities: floating dry docks, graving docks, marine railways, and vertical lifts.
The concrete pontoons for the new LVMB were constructed in two graving docks on tidewater outside Lake Washington.
EB recently completed a $65 million upgrade of its graving docks to extend the useful life of the facilities by a reported 50 years.
It will take place at its new home at Liverpool Waters Clarence Graving Docks, because festival bosses promise it will be bigger than ever.
Shocked witnesses described how they saw a boy being stretchered to safety from waters around Mount Stuart graving docks, near Techniquest.
TOWN VIEW Morpeth Market Place in 1927 MARINE LIFE Graving Docks in Blyth SHIPS FROM ABOVE Tyne Dock in South Shields FACTORY SITE Reyrolle works in Hebburn AS IT WAS Eldon Square in Newcastle FUN TIMES Spanish City, Whitley Bay AT THE PIT Wearmouth Colliery, Sunderland HEAVY DUTY Consett Ironworks and The Grove
The plan has already been altered to remove two tall towers Artist's impressions of Liverpool Waters' Nelson Dock at night, left; and, right, graving docks incorporated into the scheme Henry Owen-John, from English Heritage An artist's blueprint for the Liverpool Waters scheme, as envisioned by Peel Holdings - but English Heritage say they would still like to see further modifications
Its experienced engineers, skilled labors and modernized facilities with flexible operation of four graving docks ensure its worldwide clients of high quality ships in competitive time.
On the Mersey side of the wall, the conservation area also includes Salisbury Dock, Collingwood Dock, Nelson Dock, Bramley-Moore Dock, the Victoria Tower and Clarence Graving Docks.
Costing PS12m, the scheme's lead developer - the Roger Black Partnership - wanted to use the old Mount Stuart graving docks as the site for this striking and controversial design.
ODC currently boasts a pair of giant graving docks capable of accommodating massive ships, including Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs), Ultra Large Crude Carriers (ULCCs), fourth and fifth generation container ships, and other vessels of a maximum capacity of 600,000 DWT.