noun. the act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes.
- tying up
noun. 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.
- dry dock
- docking facility
- graving dock
- landing place
noun. a fee charged for a vessel to use a dock.
- docking fee
Example sentences of the word dockage
1. Noun, singular or mass
The marinas have dockage for vessels up to 125 feet in length with a beam of 32 feet.