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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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Ballance Supply Chain Manager, Ben Duncan, says the boat ramp and wharf will remain open while the work takes place.
When the weather permits, people strolling down the wharf can enjoy the stunning sunset gradually hiding behind the bridges and towers in New Taipei City, with their shivering reflections placed on the river surface dyed with graded colors of orange, yellow, and dark green because of the sun.
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We have completed 70% construction work on Manazel Alkhor and 35% of the Dubai Wharf project.
Said bin Hamdoun al-Harthy, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communications for Ports and Maritime Affairs said that the construction of an additional wharf at the general cargo station and the liquid cargo wharf at Port of Salalah is one of the important projects implemented by the Ministry of Transport and Communications and that is hoped to attract various oceangoing ships.
The lettings follow a period of investment by the scheme's owner Picton, a property investment company, which was designed to reinvigorate the Regency Wharf estate and make it a key destination in Birmingham's leisure market.
Dubai Properties (DP) has appointed the Engineering Contracting Company (ECC LLC) as the lead contractor for its $218 million Dubai Wharf project, the developer said.
The agreement between Canary Wharf Group, the owners and developers of Canary Wharf, and Telefonica O2 UK will see the new Wi-Fi network target a working population of over 100,000 people in an increasingly data-hungry mobile device user environment.
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The rent they have paid was returned to them and used towards the deposit of their purchase of the property at Friars Wharf.