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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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The gesture represents the completion of the upgrade and renovation of Russell Wharf, funded by the Provincial Growth Fund (PGF).
Austral Construction was previously involved with works for the Navy and Sugar Wharf and as a major subcontractor on previous Ports North projects such as the Marina Wave Barrier and Reef Fleet Marina Finger Wharves.
As we CHARITY IN ACTION East End Community Foundation helps Canary Wharf Group to direct our support to the areas of community where it is most needed, through training programmes and community events.
The fare for a roundtrip boat excursion from the wharf at the dam to the suspension bridge is NT$400 (about US$13), and the roundtrip fare from Amuping Wharf is NT$300 (original price: NT$400), according to the department.
James Davies, managing director of the Wigley Group, said the Daimler Wharf site perfectly complemented the adjacent Electric Wharf live-work development and other recent improvements in the area.
China IPs Retained After Demerger: Wharf's ratings will be driven by its Chinese property business after it deconsolidated the six commercial properties in Hong Kong.
Wharf T and T is an enterprise-focused telecom service provider, with an extensive fibre optic network covering approximately 90% of the commercial market.
4 October 2016 - North Asia-based independent buyout firm MBK Partners and global alternative asset firm TPG will jointly acquire Hong Kong-based telecommunications service Wharf T and T Ltd from The Wharf (Holdings) Ltd for a transaction value of USD 1.22bn (HK 9.5bn), the company said.
Atlantic Wharf has a huge population of young people, a market that if Brains had so wanted they could have attracted, but no the neglect continued; it just became a valuable and sellable plot of land.
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.