floating dock

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dry dock that can be submerged under a vessel and then raised

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As this developed, the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (Tieza) recently turned over modular floating docks to the local government of El Nido, a pioneering project the government firm aims to replicate in other tourist destinations.
Its fleet now comprises 16 tankers, 14 tugboats, 22 RoPax, 11 cargo vessels, and one (1) floating dock operated by Chelsea Shipping Corp., Trans-Asia Shipping Lines, Inc., and Starlite Ferries, Inc.
Addressing newsmen after the conclusion of the 2018 Day Of The Seafarer in Warri, Delta State, the NIMASA boss explained that the N50bn Floating Dock has actually arrived the country.
The floating dock is 150 meters long and 31.6 meters wide, with a lifting capacity of 5,000 tons and will be used for the drydocking and repair of approximately up to 30 percent of the company's existing fleet.
Commenting on the agreement, Captain Al Shamisi said: "In line with the UAE leadership's vision to achieve the diversification of the national economy, our agreement with [ADSB] to establish a ship repair facility and floating dock capability will play a key role in boosting the trade and maritime industry in Abu Dhabi, and enhance the contribution of the sector to the UAE's GDP [gross domestic product]."
Also, in April 2015, a home-made floating dock, with the capacity of launching 150-ton vessels, was delivered to the Iranian Navy in Iran's waters in the South.
"Logistical support forces of the Northern Fleet and workers of the 82nd Shipyard in Roslyakovo (Murmansk region) launched a joint operation to bring the flagship of the Russian Navy, the heavy aircraft-carrying missile cruiser, Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov, out of its floating dock. The bulk of the repair work on the aircraft carrier has been completed," Luzik reported, according to Russia's RIA Novosti.
A worn out, near-shore dock hinge or other piece of floating dock hardware can cause a cascade of problems in the presence of high tidal flow.
The company is able to carry out this specialised work thanks to its investment last year in a new Panamax-sized floating dock which, at an impressive 195 meters long and a 15,000 ton rigging capacity, is suitable for a project of this size.
McGraw envisioned a large, floating dock that would function as both deepwater moorage and a breakwater for their existing dock and boatyard access.
ASRY'S planned floating dock is likely to be built in China, the company's CEO Chris Potter has said.
Speaking at the group's annual meeting, Bahrain Ship Repairing and Engineering Company chairman Mubarak Jasim Kanoo said, "The construction by Asry of two new slipways with comparable capacity to our floating dock has definitely increased competition locally."
Dana Point's floating dock is level with the main deck, so we can wheel right onto the boat.
He said has bought an old floating dock of 1944 formerly owned by the U.S.
Suddenly, she heard a young boy's voice coming from deep water between the lake's edge and a floating dock in the middle.