wharfage

[ UK /wˈɔːfɪd‍ʒ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
  2. a fee charged for the use of a wharf or quay
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How To Use wharfage In A Sentence

  • By 1900, Cardiff was exporting 5 million tons of coal annually from more than 14 miles of seething dockside wharfage. Storyteller
  • These services were, and still are, priced in the Baltimore Marine Terminal Association tariff, while the MPA tariff deals only with terminal ground leases, wharfage, and dockage.
  • Then there was a clamorous demand for "wharfage," and the hackman charged half a dollar for taking me a quarter of a mile. The Englishwoman in America
  • The higher costs the company was expected to charge for wharfage did not endear it to the merchants.
  • Then there was a clamorous demand for “wharfage,” and the hackman charged half a dollar for taking me a quarter of a mile. The Englishwoman in America
  • First, that all marchants of the sayd kingdomes and countreys may come into our kingdome of England, and any where else into our dominion with their marchandises whatsoeuer safely and securely vnder our defence and protection without paying wharfage, pontage, or pannage. The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation
  • It proposed the continued infilling of the southeastern shore for industrial land and wharfage.
  • The agreement ensures that New Millennium will have the right to export its products over the SIPA owned dock at Sept-Iles at competitive and established long term wharfage rates. Marketwire - Breaking News Releases
  • Additional sailing flats were brought on to the river, wharfage was leased, and during the remaining months of 1827 some traffic that normally went by canal was sent coastwise.
  • These services are priced in the terminal association tariff, while the port authority tariff deals only with terminal ground leases, wharfage, and dockage.
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