A quay wall is an earth retaining structure which is used to dock floating vessels and transfer goods.
Quay walls are of various types and are used for mooring and berthing floating vessels such are barges, container vessels, ships, boats etc.
Various types of quay walls are as follows:
- Sheet piled quay walls
- Combi walls
- Steel cellular / caisson quay walls
- Reinforced concrete diaphragm walled quay walls
- Gravity block quay walls
- Reinforced concrete counterfort quay walls