docking facility

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n docking facility landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"
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Usage

In literature:

Great labor had been expended in dredging operations, repairing French docks and increasing railway terminal facilities.
"America's War for Humanity" by Thomas Herbert Russell
They were obliged to land on the west and south coasts of France, where dock facilities were pitifully inadequate.
"History of the American Negro in the Great World War" by W. Allison Sweeney
The most important feature of the port of Buenos Aires is the "Madero docks," constructed to enlarge and improve its shipping facilities.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3" by Various
The dock and warehouse facilities of Santiago are fairly good.
"Campaigning in Cuba" by George Kennan
A dry-dock and a gridiron are included among the repairing facilities of the port.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
On the African coast there are docking facilities in Algeria.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 5" by Various
The recent formation of quays and docks of corresponding dimensions, affords to this harbour every facility for vessels of heavy burthen.
"The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1" by William Finden
It has its dry docks, and other facilities for the most extensive operations.
"Norman's New Orleans and Environs" by B. M. Norman
It will be recalled that from the first the R. W. & O. developed excellent docking facilities at Cape Vincent.
"The Story of the Rome, Watertown, and Ogdensburg RailRoad" by Edward Hungerford
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In news:

New CEVA cross- docking facility provides shippers with more efficiencies.
Docks and Harbors gets the chance to buy those facilities from the Andrew's family for $4 million.
The Africa Mercy, a charity-funded hospital ship docked in Sierra Leone, provides the most sophisticated medical facility in the region.
What is a facility's duty when it comes to vessels at their docks.
ATS's new cross-docking facility keeps shipments moving and customers smiling.
CRSA operates as a leading provider of trans-Pacific end-to-end transportation management and supply chain services for Canadian retailers, and TCTL operates a Canadian network of off-dock import/export container terminal facilities.
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are spending so much money these days to build larger container terminals, on-dock rail facilities and a new bridge in the harbor area that the transportation c.
The HULK Rail Lift is a self-contained, surface-mounted lift designed for facilities that lack space or configuration for a conventional dock lift.
Set in rainy Seattle, the renovated facility's docking area is covered and offers a staging area with handcarts.
The Snook Islands Natural Area facilities at the western base of the Lake Worth Bridge includes a boardwalk, fishing pier, floating boat docks and a kayak launch with drop-off area.
The Blue Giant U-Series vertical storing dock leveler is the perfect loading dock solution for facilities and applications that require strict climate control or high cleanliness levels.
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