|waterway = dock|
|A dock is an enclosed area of water for ships and other craft within which the height of the water can be managed.|
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|Status: In use|
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The waterway=dock tag is used to identify an enclosed area of water for ships and other craft within which the height of the water can be managed.
How to Map
Draw an area or create a node at the centre of the area and tag it with waterway=dock. Optionally also add a name=*, operator=*, wikipedia=* etc. In addition the dock tag can be used to indicate the type of dock:
- dock=tidal - For a tidal dock, where the dock holds a stable water level in a basin, in order to make loading and offloading of ships easier, or to have a safe harbour in areas with a large tidal difference.
- dock=drydock - Usually a maintenance dock where ships can enter to do inspections and maintenance on the wet surface of the hull.
- dock=floating - Floating docks are usually a large floating structure with the purpose to lift a vessel out of the water for maintenance or inspections of the wet surface of the hull.
Barrow-in-Furness has two docks.
- on Wikipedia