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wharf

1. a platform of timber, stone, concrete, etc., built parallel to the waterfront at a harbour or navigable river for the docking, loading, and unloading of ships
2. the wharves NZ the working area of a dock
3. an obsolete word for shore

wharf

[′wȯrf]
(civil engineering)
A structure of open construction built parallel to the shoreline; used by vessels to receive and discharge passengers and cargo.
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According to the proposed 2018 SBMA budget that passed the Senate's subcommittee on finance, the repair of Subic piers and wharves will take up the bulk of the agency's P3.
117 wharves at the Kaohsiung Harbor, the bureau has decided to launch first-stage dredging engineering project beginning from August this year.
After the first-stage dredging engineering project is completed, the bureau will consider launching follow-up projects, including the reconstruction of three wharves at the No.
The reconstruction of the wharves at the harbor will help shipping firms to boost transit transportation amount.
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We are always looking for ways to improve the efficiency of our terminal operations and customer satisfaction levels," said Alister Cooke, Kingston Wharves general manager.
Kingston Wharves, one of the largest multi-purpose terminal operators in the Caribbean, selected Tideworks for its ability to speedily integrate a cost effective terminal management solution into KWL's existing terminal operating infrastructure.
Mainsail and Spinnaker are the ideal solution for the complex management of processing containers on Kingston Wharves terminals," said Michael Schwank, managing director of Tideworks Technology.
Tideworks' solutions offered us the ability to cost-effectively implement tools that will give us greater control over business at higher levels of productivity and customer service," said Alister Cooke, Kingston Wharves general manager.
All the devices installed on the wharves - cameras, emergency call boxes and help points for voice communications, announcement speakers - are connected to the MAVIX multimedia gateways and controlled using the MAVIX Management S/W at the two main Control Rooms.
Video signals, audio communications and public address signals are digitized, compressed and transmitted by the MAVIX gateways to the control rooms using mesh IP network established between the wharves and the Control Rooms.