transshipment point


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transshipment point

A location where material is transferred between vehicles.
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Robert Barbers, chairman of the House committee on dangerous drugs, said that based on the results of the panel's February 28 public hearing, the Philippines has become a transshipment point for illegal drugs due to its porous borders and vast coastlines.
Duterte, Andanar said, also worked to stop drug trafficking and to stop the Philippines from becoming a transshipment point for illegal narcotics.
Eisma said there is now a proposal to consolidate cargoes in the West Coast and that the Port of Subic Bay is emerging as the possible gateway and transshipment point in the Philippines.
New Delhi has long been nervous of a Chinese presence at the Colombo port, a key transshipment point for Indian cargo.
Portugal's long coastline, vast territorial waters, and privileged relationships with countries in South America and Lusophone Africa make it a gateway country for South American cocaine and a transshipment point for drugs coming to Europe from West Africa.
We all know that the Philippines is also a transshipment point of other countries," the president said.
The UAE is mainly a transshipment point, so the goods imported from the UAE largely originated elsewhere--including the United States, whose sanctions bar most sales to Iran but not to the UAE.
Due to its location, which connects Asia with Europe, Turkey receives huge numbers of refugees from as far afield as sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, trying to use it as a transshipment point on their way to European states.
For decades, Singapore has been the main transshipment point for traders trying to get commodities from Africa to Asia, but now that banks are attempting to reduce their risks in response to the global financial crisis, traders have had a harder time getting financing for the long journeys.
Kelvin Leung, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific, said, "Busan's location between Japan and China makes it an ideal transshipment point for cargo moving to the Americas from North Asia.
He says the EU market will recover once the Turkish market turns upward, because Turkey relies heavily on imported machinery and is positioned as a critical transshipment point in the Eurasian region.
as well for as those customers who use the island as a transshipment point.