transshipment point


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transshipment point

A location where material is transferred between vehicles.
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Bauxite ore is transported from GAC's jetty at the port of Kamsar by self-propelled barge to a transshipment point operated by EGA in deeper water.
'It is not just the PNP officers who provide information but also the residents in a place because they do not want their place to be branded as a transshipment point of illegal drugs especially marijuana,' Dickson said.
The former justice secretary said she was also alarmed at reports that the Philippines was being used by illegal drugs syndicates as transshipment point for illegal drugs.
Esperon said authorities are still investigating if the drug syndicates are using the Philippines as a transshipment point for shabu or cocaine.
One possibility, however, emerged: that the illegal drug, which is not relatively popular among Filipino drug users, may have been intentionally dropped in two points in the country's waters for recovery by international drug syndicates, as the country is a known drug transshipment point for Asia and Europe.
It is expected that Constanta may become a transshipment point of goods transported from the Turkmen port of Turkmenbashi to the EU, as well as from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in the context of ensuring the access of goods from Turkmenistan and other Central Asian countries to European markets.
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said the shipment was sourced from Taiwan and used Malaysia as a transshipment point. Taiwan's Ministry of Finance said Sunday, however, that its own investigation found the shipment to have originated in Malaysia.
Transnational criminal organizations from Asia and Africa target Cambodia as a transshipment point and final destination for illegal drugs.
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.