Harbour: installations for ships, used for embarking and disembarking of passengers and goods.
Slipway and naval dockyard: place where a ship is built and launched.
floating dock: basin surrounded by floating quays.
Marine: place fitted to receive pleasure boats.
Dry dock: place in which the hulls of boats are maintained.
Floating crane: floating apparatus used for handling goods.
Fishing port: place fitted to receive fishing boats.
Docks and depots: sheds used as warehouses.
Liner: passenger liner that travels between Europe and America.
Coaling station: place where coal is stored.
Skip canal: manmade watercourse used for maritime transport.
Canal lock: hydraulic structure whose doors hold water or let it out, according to need.
Ferry: boat used to transport vehicles from one shore to another.
Harbour station and customs house: gate of the embarkation and disembarkation piers where duties and taxes on imported goods are paid.
Transporter container loading bridge: movable structure used for loading containers.
Transmit shed: place where goods are stored while in transit from one port to another.
Port administration offices: buildings from which the port is administered.
Jetty for oil tankers: platform where oil tankers can moor.
Reservoirs: storage container for liquids.

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EN : Marina
FR : Marina
ES : Puerto deportivo


A Marina is a port within a sheltered harbour where boats and yachts are kept in the water and where services geared to the needs of recreational boating are found. The marina may have re-fueling, washing and repair facilities, small stores and restaurants catering to the needs of the boaters, and Ship chandlers.

Animation : Harbour time lapse

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