landing stage


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landing stage

[′land·iŋ ‚stāj]
(civil engineering)
A platform, usually floating and attached to the shore, for the discharge and embarkation of passengers, freight, and so on.
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The Isle of Man government said talks were at an advanced stage, with an official announcement was expected soon, while a Peel Group spokesman said: "We're in discussions with the Manx government about a new landing stage.
The pier landing stage was used for many years for sailings to and from Liverpool, the Isle of Man, and pleasure trips around the North Wales coast.
The feelings of the people were captured in a contemporary poem, a small edited portion of which is reproduced below: 'We are rather cut-up in this go-ahead age, All Liverpool grieves for the new Landing Stage.
In 2006, the landing stage on the end of the pier became unsafe and the tradition of vessels like the Waverley and its sister ship the Balmoral visiting Llandudno was brought to an abrupt halt.
The eco-friendly landing stage boasts blue tinted glass and grey pebbles, designed to naturally reflect sunlight and keep the structure cool.
The new offshore multi-products landing stage and onshore storage terminal would guarantee security of supply of the products.
The new landing stage, which has been manufactured by specialists at the Ravestein shipyard in Holland, is already here in Canada Dock currently being fitted out.
The ship slowly sidled closer to the landing stage, inching her way, narrowing the streak of water between ship and shore with its floating refuse, oil and mud, the oily water lapping against the ship's side.
Thirty landing stages provided over eight kilometres between Schiedam and Feyenoord.
HMS Centaur arrives at Prince's Landing Stage watched by crowds of sightseers on August 13, 1965
I WRITE regarding the Liverpool Daily Post petition concerning the Terminal at the Liverpool landing stage, which has gone on for some time.
So we had to say goodbye to Dad on the landing stage.