shipway

[ship-wey]
noun
1.
the structure that supports a ship being built.

Origin:
1825–35; ship + way1

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shipway (ˈʃɪpˌweɪ)
 
n
1.  the structure on which a vessel is built, then launched
2.  a canal used by ships

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Example sentences
The site had three dry docks, four piers and a shipway.
The site had three dry docks, four piers, and a shipway.
All of these structures have been removed except for the shipway, and two of
  the piers which no longer have decking.
All of these structures have been removed, except for the shipway and two of
  the piers, which no longer have decking.
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