quay


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Wikipedia.

quay

a wharf, typically one built parallel to the shoreline

quay

[]
(civil engineering)
A solid embankment or structure parallel to a waterway; used for loading and unloading ships.
References in periodicals archive ?
But Connah's Quay Swimming Club, Nofio Clwyd and Swim Wales have joined forces to create Connah's Quay Swimming Pool Working Group and now hope to take over the town's pool from April 1, 2016.
The Commissioners Quay Inn will be a great addition to our portfolio and the jewel in the crown of Blyth's harbour regeneration," said Keith Liddell, chief executive of the Inn Collection Group, which will operate the hotel.
A potential closure would have a Jenny Wood, chairwoman of the Bill Quay Community Farm Association, said: "We are at the centre of the community here in Bill Quay.
Just pick up your map from Zia, Taylors, Polka Dot, Smiles, Fabulous Welshcakes or Cadwaladers at Mermaid Quay and find the clues
New Quay RNLI has existed in the Ceredigion town since 1864, and to mark the landmark anniversary a book of illustrations and anecdotes to trace its history has been released this week.
Perdana Quay is the island's first integrated leisure, retail, residential and commercial development, targeted at luxury travellers seeking an ecological and nature-oriented option to more conventional destinations like Phuket and Bali.
Tradewinds Corporation, the premier leisure and hospitality owner-operator in Malaysia chaired by Mohamed Alabbar and backed by The Albukhary Group, on Wednesday unveiled the masterplan of its flagship project Perdana Quay, with a gross development value of Dh4.
Quay walls construction and mooring equipment such as bollards, hocks and other elements are calculated on the basis of wind, waves, current, ice possible forces [1-6].
FOLLOWING their Welsh Cup win over Prestatyn Town, Cefn Druids chase another notable scalp when they face title-chasers gap Connah's Quay at the Deeside Stadium tonight.
It needed an heroic clearance from under the Quay crossbar by Ben Collins to deny Dave Morley on 60 minutes as Bangor intensified the pressure, but Gap's big hope, Gary O'Toole, was only fleetingly allowed the chance to improve his 35-goal tally as ex-Quay keeper Paul Smith enjoyed ample protection.
Abstract: This paper presents the dual cycling operation of quay cranes as a method to improve cranes exploitation and productvity in container terminals.
38km repair quay wall, which is being built by local company Nass Contracting under a $80m contract from the shipyard.