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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This contract relates to dredging of the fairway, turning zone and the part of the port known as the outer harbor, and the filling out of the sea.
Nestled into a sloping hillside, the facility merges into the surrounding landscape, with low-rise horizontal east/west orientation that creates a residential impression from the outer harbor.
Vizag General Cargo Berth Private Limited (VGCB) has been awarded the General Cargo Berth (GCB) at outer harbor of Vishakhapatnam Port for mechanization of coal handling facilities and up gradation for handling of coking coal and steam coal on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis through private sector participation for a 30-year concession period.
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.
For now, crews are dumping clean dirt in the outer harbor just west of Angels Gate lighthouse as part of an effort to expand a shallow water habitat by an additional 50 acres, port officials said.
The roughly 200-acre planning area - which encompasses sites currently slated for commercial and industrial development as well as parkland - generally is bounded by Interstate 80 to the north, San Francisco Bay and the Oakland Outer Harbor to the south and west, and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks to the east.
The commission voted 4-0 to approve a plan that calls for building an east-facing berth as part of the first phase of the Outer Harbor Cruise Terminal, located at the southern end of the Port of Los Angeles' Main Channel.
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.
When a relieved MacArthur learned that the outer harbor had been secured at the cost of only 17 wounded, he had RAdm.
The 400-acre waterfront infrastructure and revitalization initiative will extend from the Port's inner harbor cruise facilities to Cabrillo Beach in the outer harbor and create a world-class waterfront for the nation's largest container port.
The future of train services on the Outer Harbor line has been secured with a $4 million investment to upgrade the Port River rail bridge in the 2015-16 Mid-Year Budget Review (MYBR).