Definition of dockage in English:

dockage

noun

  • [mass noun] Accommodation or berthing of ships in docks.

    • ‘It does not cover those services which, by their nature, are consumed in the country, such as dockage and electricity.’
    • ‘The resort maintains 70 moorings, deep draft dockage, and is the venue for a number of rendezvous throughout the year.’
    • ‘The marina offers 120 open and covered slips with transient dockage, short-term slip rentals and motel rooms with waterfront decks.’
    • ‘Also I get about two calls per day requesting long-term marina dockage for the coming season, all of which I must turn away as we are fully booked.’
    • ‘These services are priced in the terminal association tariff, while the port authority tariff deals only with terminal ground leases, wharfage, and dockage.’
    • ‘Never mind that the 100-slip Yacht Basin offers the only deepwater dockage on Canyon Ferry, despite wide fluctuations in the lake levels.’
    • ‘With dockage assigned on a first come, first served basis, much of the recreational fleet is stacked 10 deep, rubrail-to-rubrail, so if you are one of the closest ones in, you'll have visitors transiting.’
    • ‘Famed boating resorts like Marina Hemingway would ‘host’ all the American boaters, providing dockage, food and beverages.’
    • ‘These companies provide cleaning, maintenance, insurance, and dockage.’
    • ‘It's important when calculating the cost of dockage to keep in mind that most marinas will consider this a 39-footer.’

Pronunciation:

dockage

/ˈdɒkɪdʒ/