graving dock

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Synonyms for graving dock

a large dock from which water can be pumped out

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As part of the RCN's Frigate Equipment Life Extension (FELEX) mid-life refit contract, each frigate will spend an estimated 12 months at the CFB Esquimalt graving dock facility.
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.
He said since commencing operations in October 1977, Asry has continued to grow its repair facilities which now include - in addition to the repair quay wall - a 500,000 dead weight tonnage (dwt) capacity graving dock, two floating docks capable of accommodating vessels up to 80,000 dwt and 120,000 dwt, two of the largest slipways in operation in the region and 15 repair berths.
* Number of companies registered by the Ministry of Industry: 253 companies (including 4 state companies & 60 companies in Batam) * New building berth : 160 units * Biggest capacity of new building : 50,000 DWT * New building, annual capacity : 500,000 DWT * Graving dock, floating dock, slipway : 208 units * Biggest dock capacity : 150,000 DWT * Docking, annual capacity : 6,000,000 GT * Ship production : 5,600,000 GT in 2007; 7,250,000 GT in 2008
FACILITIES Asry's vast facilities and infrastructure includes Asry's No 1 dock, a 500,000-dwt capacity graving dock with an overall length of 375 m and width of 75 m and capable of handling multiple dockings with vessel draughts up to 10.4 m in certain tidal conditions.
An example of this tug of war over waterfront land use is the controversy over the 730 foot ship repair facility called a graving dock that is literally being buried under the Ikea parking lot in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
A culvert that was built to drain the dry dock of the London Graving Dock follows its perimeter and empties into the river on the downstream side of the later South West India Dock entrance by the historic 'Gun' Tavern.
The second award, in the category of "Issue Management," honored WSDOT for its communications plan for the construction site of the Hood Canal Bridge Graving Dock. WSDOT issued the plan after Native American artifacts and remains were discovered in the construction area.
The CGS was constructed in the Philippines at a specially built graving dock at Green Beach, Subic Bay.
The pontoons were constructed in the dry in the graving docks. After the pontoons were completed, the tide gates were opened at high tide to flood the graving dock and float the pontoons.
Me sisters worked at the flour mills, Ranks' flour mills, you had Spillers, you had the graving dock where me arl fella worked over the road, then you had Sam Owens', Mobil Oil, top of the road was the coal wharf, further down by the bridge was the iron ore.
Plans for Phase 2 include the construction of a graving dock with added facilities for offshore projects.
Starting with the graving dock when the yard became operational in 1977, Asry subsequently added two floating docks plus slipways that have a dry berth length of 255 m and can handle ships of a maximum displacement of 5,000 tonnes.
Largs Bay, sister ship to Jervis Bay, also built in 1922, viewed from the stern in graving dock Top to bottom: Fleet approaches Crosby led by HMS Illustrious, 9.30am on August 6 1907; Jervis Bay, fifth and last of the new 13,000 tons Bay Boats built in 1922; floating the new Orient Liner Orontes out of Canada graving dock