Definition of linkspan in English:
A hinged bridge on the quay at a port or ferry terminal which can be connected with a ramp on a vessel to allow loading or unloading.
- The floating pontoon - connecting the linkspan bridges to the ferry itself - has been put together in Poland.
- The woman's body was recovered from the water near the ferry linkspan after police had received a report at 2.30 am that she had fallen into the sea.
- The two new linkspans for the Stromness and Hatston ferry terminals have arrived in the county and expected in place by Wednesday.