Transshipment sentence example

transshipment
  • A canal from the transshipment wharf at Swinton was suggested.

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  • In cases where the route of a line runs across a river or other piece of water so wide that the construction of a bridge is either impossible or would be more costly than is warranted by the volume of traffic, the expedient is sometimes adopted of carrying the wagons and carriages across bodily with their loads on train ferries, so as to avoid the inconvenience and delay of transshipment.

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  • It is one of the largest distributing centres in the country for coal, which is received by lake, and stored in enormous coal docks for transshipment by rail throughout the west and north-west.

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  • However, transshipment is a growing concern with fraudsters breaking routes to disguise the origin of the goods.

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