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quay

a wharf, typically one built parallel to the shoreline

quay

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(civil engineering)
A solid embankment or structure parallel to a waterway; used for loading and unloading ships.
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In December,North Tyneside Council'splanning committee went against its own officers to reject proposals to build apartments on North Shield's Fish Quay for being "bland and uniform".
The Royal Quays Marina is based around the historic Albert Edward Dock at North Shields and is regarded as one of the premier boating facilities in the north of England.
The building is due to be completed by the end of 2021 and will join City Quays 1 and City Quays 2, as well as a 900-space car park.
Salford city council described the clean-up as 'one of the biggest' in the Quays' history.
Purchase of vacuum defrosting equipment (hereinafter equipment), which includes production and supply of equipment, preparation of technical installation of equipment, instruction of installation of equipment and installation of equipment on quays No.
The former North Eastern Rubber Company building on Clive Street, that leads to the North Shields Fish Quay, has been empty for around 10 years and is in a poor state of repair.
The scheme consists of five areas, namely: Arno Quay; East Quay; District Centre; South Quay; and West Pond.
BASRA / Aswat al-Iraq: A plan is underway to build nine new quays in Basra's Umm Qasr port in light of a surge in the number of ships arriving at Iraqi ports, the Iraq Ports Company director revealed on Sunday.
The redevelopment of the quays will open up the river to the public for the first time since the industrial revolution turned the city into a major port and shipbuilding area.
Its two levels link lower and upper quays on each side.