Definition of transshipment in English:

transshipment

(also transhipment)

Pronunciation /tran(t)(s)ˈSHipmənt/ /træn(t)(s)ˈʃɪpmənt/

Translate transshipment into Spanish

noun

See transship

‘Many administration officials saw him as little more than a leftist leader of a country whose principal exports were refugees in rickety boats and transshipments of Colombian cocaine.’
  • ‘Otherwise, you need about 1,000 custom agents to stop these transshipments of unregulated products coming into the country.’
  • ‘Beyond a sound Laotian economy promoting stability in the region, Laos' government has stepped up efforts to combat cultivation, production and transshipment of opium, heroin and marijuana.’
  • ‘The second visit found 24 of the 51 factories visited suspected of being involved in transshipment, again close to a 50% suspicion rate.’
  • ‘All of our trade, the vast majority through transshipment, comes through Florida.’