Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The transfer of goods from one means of transport to another.
  • n. The shipment of goods via an intermediate destination.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of transshipping, or transferring, as goods, from one ship or conveyance to another.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as transhipment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the transfer from one conveyance to another for shipment

Etymologies

trans- +‎ shipment (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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.

    unalog

  • 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.

    Channel NewsAsia Front Page News

  • The Port of Singapore is a so-called transshipment port.

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  • Sources saying to me that, in fact, this has been a pattern of activity, this kind of transshipment of weapons through Syria to Hezbollah over the last several years, with no action or retaliation taken against it.

    CNN Transcript Sep 11, 2007

  • Excised, as well, was language that would have barred the "transshipment" through the United States of IP infringing goods.

    boycott-riaa.com news

  • He hopes to double Air Canada's transshipment traffic this year but declined to provide figures.

    Air Canada Tries New Approach

  • Part of that effort involves promoting Air Canada in the transshipment business: moving passengers from one country, through a so-called gateway nation, to a third country.

    Air Canada Tries New Approach

  • It stores and processes the oil and gas prior to transshipment to our onshore facility.

    Gideon’s war

  • Venezuela has become a huge transshipment hub for Colombian cocaine.

    U.S. Losing Big Drug Catch

  • Known as "Pineapple Face" for his acme scars, Mr. Noriega was sentenced to 30 years in 1992 for turning Panama into a transshipment and money laundering center for Colombian drug traffickers.

    21 Years Later, Noriega to Be Returned to Panama

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