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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 free port has 15 piers and wharves that can serve various purposes from transshipment of containerized and break-bulk cargoes, fuels and lubricants, grains and fertilizer, as well as service vessels and passengers.
According to the proposed 2018 SBMA budget that passed the Senate's subcommittee on finance, the repair of Subic piers and wharves will take up the bulk of the agency's P3.548-billion infrastructure budget for 2018, aside from the SBMA Corporate Center project which has a price tag of P3.2 billion.
Improving shipping services and upgrading wharves and jetties is key to reducing barriers to market access and promoting rural production in remote areas.
After the dredging is completed, the wharves at the No.
We must wait until summer 1999 for completion of Batson's and Regent's Wharves. The plan responds to the need to give each fiat a river view, and to the existing urban grain.