outer harbor

outer harbor

[′au̇d·ər ′här·bər]
(geography)
The part of a harbor toward the sea, through which a vessel enters the inner harbor.
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Army Corps of Engineers has completed outer harbor dredging at the Port of Savannah, marking the midpoint of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP).
it was left to the International Terminal to absorb more than 90% of the Outer Harbor business.
January also brought problems, or as one industry insider labeled it, "an unmitigated disaster," to the West Coast, when, on the 19th, Outer Harbor Terminal LLC (OHT, previously known as Ports America Outer Harbor Terminal or Ports America) announced it was terminating operations in 30 days at the Port of Oakland.
The state's latest approach to developing the Outer Harbor calls for expediting the construction of housing next to a partially remediated Superfund site contaminated with sludge that possibly causes cancer.
These three berths (two outer harbor berths and one inner harbor berth) will have a combined capacity of 23 Million Metric Tons per Annum (MMTPA).
The 17 formal papers, summaries of talks, and transcriptions of question-and-answer periods consider such topics as synthetic storm simulation for wind risk assessment, vulnerability and potential losses in New York City from coastal flooding, climate adaptation cost for flood risk management in the Netherlands, student designs of storm surge barriers for the New York City metropolitan area, East River storm surge barrier, and the New York/New Jersey Outer Harbor Gateway.
The INR 675 crore mechanization of coal handling facilities and upgrading of General Cargo Berth in the outer harbor of Visakhapatnam Port is ready for trial, The Hindu reported.
BHP Billiton announced in early February 2012 approval of $917 million (BHP Billiton share $779 million) in pre-commitment funding for the construction of a 100-million-mt/y outer harbor ship-loading facility at Port Hedland, Western Australia, to provide for export of iron ore from its expanding Western Australia iron ore operations.
Dubai Waterfront is expected to house approximately 500,000 people with its focal point being Madinat Al Arab--a vibrant downtown center marked geographically by an inner and outer harbor, new marinas, central plazas and one of the world's tallest skyscrapers.
Tropical Storm Chata'an's fury hit Apra, Guam, forcing the island's inner and outer harbor to close.
The first trains have been successfully tested on a new rail underpass in Bowden paving the way for Outer Harbor and Grange services to resume as planned on Monday.