Transshipment Trans*ship"ment, n. The act of transshipping, or transferring, as goods, from one ship or conveyance to another. [Written also {transhipment}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • transshipment — The passing goods from one ocean vessel to another. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * transshipment UK US (also trans shipment) /trænsˈʃɪpmənt/ noun [C or U] TRANSPORT ► the activity of moving goods from one ship to another: »The zone occupies …   Financial and business terms

  • transshipment — noun see transship …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • transshipment — act of transferring the catch from one fishing vessel to either another fishing vessel or to a vessel used solely for the carriage of cargo …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • transshipment — See transship. * * * …   Universalium

  • transshipment — noun a) The transfer of goods from one means of transport to another. b) The shipment of goods via an intermediate destination …   Wiktionary

  • transshipment — Synonyms and related words: air express, airfreight, airlift, asportation, bearing, carriage, carry, carrying, cartage, conveyance, drayage, expressage, ferriage, freight, freightage, haulage, hauling, lighterage, lugging, packing, portage,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • transshipment — trans ship·ment || træns ʃɪpmÉ™nt n. movement of cargo from one vehicle or means of transportation to another for further shipment …   English contemporary dictionary

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