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Wharves (Pmhbmpmb)

Definition
Structures or platforms constructed at the shoreline to permit vessels to berth and to discharge or receive cargo or passengers. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Port structures (Pmhbmpm)
Narrower Terms
Types of wharves (Pmhbmpmbd)
Wharf components (Pmhbmpmbr)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Docks (Pmhbmpmf)
Moorings (Pmhbmpmm)
Marine terminals (Pmhbmpmt)