Quay

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Quay

A landing place or pier, usually of solid construction, where vessels berth to load or unload cargo.

Quay

A place where ships may dock in order to load and unload cargo. It is also called a wharf.
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As he spoke he led the way to the end of the wharf where he knew another boat lay moored, and, lowering the woman into it, he jumped in after and pushed off.
Slack water had come, and as we dropped around the end of the Solano Wharf we saw Big Alec at work, running his line and removing the fish.
And more than that, the next day on the fishing wharf, where we were inspecting nets, he saw fit to laugh and sneer at us, and this before all the fishermen.
From the wharf at Selby's we watched with careless interest the lubberly manoeuvre performed of bringing the yacht to anchor, and the equally lubberly manoeuvre of sending the small boat ashore.
After standing a long time at the end of the wharf, gazing seaward, as if to catch a glimpse of their lost Acadia, the strangers began to stray into the town.
'Now,' said Quilp, passing into the wooden counting-house, 'you mind the wharf. Stand upon your head agin, and I'll cut one of your feet off.'
She may have touched at any wharf on either side of the stream between here and Greenwich.
The company noted that with a cost of SR 174.46 million a container wharf will be built at Dhuba and with an investment of SR 144.38 million two wharfs will be constructed at King Fahd port.
Construction of two new wharfs will be done at King Fahd Port costing $38.5m, and acontainer wharf at the Duba port with a cost of $46.5m.
A container wharf will be constructed at Dhuba at a cost of SR 174.46 million and two wharfs at King Fahd port spending SR 144.38 million.
In total 20 frames will make up the wharfs skeleton, with seven due for installation during this construction phase that is being delivered by BASs Construction Partner BAM and Technical Advisor Ramboll.