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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Without the joint venture operated by Ports America and Mediterranean Shipping Co., 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.
Buffalo News "Another Voice" article April 3 by Margaret Wooster about the Buffalo Outer Harbor had this to say, "Development of the Outer Harbor and Lake Erie coastal area should be clear-eyed as to the costs and benefits.
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.
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.