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linkspan

(ˈlɪŋkˌspæn)
n
a hinged bridge on a quay, used to move vehicles on or off a vessel
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The linkspan closure for Coll takes place on Monday October 28 until Thursday November 21.
DIGGING DEEP: Edmund Nuttall & Company, now BAM Nuttall, carried out the greater part of the civil engineering work on the Mersey Tunnel BIRTH OF AN ICON: In 1908, Edmund Nuttall & Company began work on the Liver building and, by 1909, when the pictures, right, were taken, it was starting to take shape HEAVY LIFTING: A pipe is moved as part of the widening works at Alexander and Langton Dock BETTER CONNECTED: The completed Liverpool South Parkway rail hub provides an interchange between Merseyrail, regional and main line rail networks, bus services and a park-and-ride facility BRIDGING THE GAP: When the original ferry linkspan on the Mersey collapsed, BAM Nuttall built a new temporary structure to enable ferry traffic to continue
HEAVY LIFTING: A pipe is moved as part of the widening works at Alexander and Langton Dock BETTER CONNECTED: The completed Liverpool South Parkway rail hub provides an interchange between Merseyrail, regional and main line rail networks, bus services and a park and ride facility BRIDGING THE GAP: When the original ferry linkspan on the Mersey collapsed, BAM Nuttall built a new temporary structure to enable ferry traffic to continue DIGGING DEEP: Edmund Nuttall & Company, now BAM Nuttall, carried out the greater part of the civil engineering work on the Mersey Tunnel BIRTH OF AN ICON: In 1908, Edmund Nuttall & Company began work on the Liver building and, by 1909, when the pictures, right, were taken, it was starting to take shape
An agreement has also been signed with Golding Contractors Pty Ltd in Australia, covering supply of linkspan for Queensland.
The construction of a new pontoon and linkspan bridge for Ro-Ro Berth 3 at pounds 2.2m has doubled the capacity of the berth, enabling it to accommodate the next generation of passenger vessels.
As a result Lord of the Isles sailed 35 minutes late; her delay meant that the single linkspan in Oban was blocked and Clansman was unable to berth and she, too, sailed 25 minutes late.
Caledonian Maritime Assets Limited (CMAL) will host events on both islands to update communities on plans for the forthcoming linkspan replacement project.
Obviously, the terminal must be renamed after her, but it would also give the landing stage a new slogan for passengers about to sail: "You are the strongest linkspan. Goodbye!" .
TTS will deliver an upper deck linkspan, a ramp attached to the shore which acts as a bridge between a ship and the shore.
The construction of a new pontoon and linkspan bridge for Ro-Ro Berth 3 at pounds 2.2m will double the capacity of the berth, enabling it to accommodate the next generation of passenger vessels.