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Ubuntu systemd[1]: docker.service: Job docker.service/start failed with result 'dependency'

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 to run a dockerized NextCloud installation. Usually, I just need to run

$ docker-compose pull
$ docker-compose up -d

to update my containers but now I ran into the following error:

# service docker status

● docker.service - Docker Application Container Engine

Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/docker.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)

Active: inactive (dead)

TriggeredBy: **●** docker.socket

Docs: https://docs.docker.com

Jun 06 12:19:07 ubuntu systemd[1]: **Dependency failed for Docker Application Container Engine.**

Jun 06 12:19:07 ubuntu systemd[1]: **docker.service: Job docker.service/start failed with result 'dependency'.**

Jun 06 12:20:38 ubuntu systemd[1]: **Dependency failed for Docker Application Container Engine.**

Jun 06 12:20:38 ubuntu systemd[1]: **docker.service: Job docker.service/start failed with result 'dependency'.**

Jun 06 12:22:08 ubuntu systemd[1]: **Dependency failed for Docker Application Container Engine.**

Jun 06 12:22:08 ubuntu systemd[1]: **docker.service: Job docker.service/start failed with result 'dependency'.**

Jun 06 12:29:03 ubuntu systemd[1]: **Dependency failed for Docker Application Container Engine.**

Jun 06 12:29:03 ubuntu systemd[1]: **docker.service: Job docker.service/start failed with result 'dependency'.**

Jun 06 12:33:10 ubuntu systemd[1]: **Dependency failed for Docker Application Container Engine.**

Jun 06 12:33:10 ubuntu systemd[1]: **docker.service: Job docker.service/start failed with result 'dependency'.**

I tried to re-install docker but that did not resolve the problem. When running

apt-get install docker-ce

I obtain the above mentioned error.

Any idea how to continue?