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Definition of "transhipment" [tran•ship•ment]

  • Alternative spelling of transshipment. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "transhipment" in a sentence
  • "I think it is clear that to remove the point on the Welland route further east where transhipment from the larger to the smaller bottoms would be made would not reduce the cost of transportation, for unless you carry freight all the way through from the lake ports to Montreal it seems to me nothing would be gained by removing the point of competition say as far east as Kingston."
  • "Unlocked - there is a phenomenon called transhipment (amajor pain in the @#$ to wireless carriers) where handsets are pruchased at discounts, re-provisionied and re-programmed (in the case of wireless) to work with a SIM from a different carrier and be able to operate in that operator's network."
  • "Much more, however, needs to be done to secure effective implementation and enforcement of export controls, especially to capture wilful attempts by proliferators to disguise their nefarious trade using tactics such as transhipment and re-export."
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