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cab·o·tage

 (kăb′ə-täzh′)
n.
1. The transportation of passengers and goods within the same country.
2. Law or policy protecting transporters of passengers and goods within a country from competition from foreign carriers.

[French, trade and navigation in coastal waters, especially those belonging to a single country, from caboter, to sail along a coast, perhaps from Spanish cabo, cape, from Latin caput, head; see cape2.]
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cabotage

(ˈkæbəˌtɑːʒ)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) nautical coastal navigation or shipping, esp within the borders of one country
2. (Aeronautics) reservation to a country's carriers of its internal traffic, esp air traffic
[C19: from French, from caboter to sail near the coast, apparently from Spanish cabo cape2]
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cab•o•tage

(ˈkæb ə tɪdʒ, ˌkæb əˈtɑʒ)

n.
navigation or trade along the coast.
[1825–35; < French, derivative of caboter to sail coastwise]
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cabotage

the act of navigating or trading along a coast.
See also: Ships, Trade
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cabotage - the exclusive right of a country to control the air traffic within its borders
right - an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
2.cabotage - navigation in coastal waters
sailing, seafaring, navigation - the work of a sailor
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It would be recalled that the dispute between NLNG and NIMASA is based on the refusal by NLNG to pay 3% of the gross freight on all international outbound and inbound cargo carried by ships chartered by NLNG and its wholly-owned subsidiary company as contained in the NIMASA Act 2007; the refusal by NLNG to pay the 2% surcharge on cabotage trade undertaken by its vessels within 200 nautical miles of the baselines and Nigerian coastal and inland waters as contained in the Coastal and Inland Shipping (Cabotage) Act 2003; and the refusal by NLNG to comply with the Marine Environment (Sea Protection Levy) Regulations of 2012 and the Merchant Shipping (Ship Generated Marine Waste Reception Facilities) Regulations 2012.
Cabotage trade has also helped exporters in areas without a regular shipping service to reach their clients abroad.
The agency via a Marine Notice suspended considerations for applications of grant of waiver on manning for prescribed categories of officers in vessels engaged in Cabotage trade. The Agency no longer consider an application for grant of waiver on manning requirements for vessels engaged in coastal trade with regards to the 2nd officer, 2ndengineer, 2nd mate down to able seamen, ratings and stewards.