General Shipyard Facility Law and Legal Definition

General Shipyard Facility include any structure or appurtenance designed for the construction, repair, rehabilitation, refurbishment, or rebuilding of any Vessel, including graving docks, building ways, ship lifts, wharves and pier cranes. For operations on land, the facility may also have the land necessary for any structures or appurtenances and equipment necessary for the performance of the above mentioned functions. For operations other than on land, a general shipyard facility includes any Vessel, floating dry dock, or barge constructed in the United States. [46 CFR 298.2]