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Definition of "transshipment" [trans•ship•ment]

  • The transfer of goods from one means of transport to another. (noun)
  • The shipment of goods via an intermediate destination. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "transshipment" in a sentence
  • "Also likely to end up on the cutting-room floor is language targeting goods in "transshipment" - that is, passing through the US on their way to a final foreign destination-that infringe American IP laws."
  • "In some cases, it said, they shipped the products via third countries and then "falsely designating it as the country of origin to evade the duties," a practice termed transshipment, the coalition charged in a statement."
  • "The Port of Singapore is a so-called transshipment port."
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