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TRANSHIPMENT, mar. law. The act of taking the cargo out of one ship and loading it in another.
     2. When this is done from necessity, it does not affect the liability of an insurer on the goods. 1 Marsh. Ins. 166; Abbott on Ship. 240. But when the master tranships goods without necessity, he is answerable for the loss of them by capture by public enemies. 1 Gallis. R. 443.

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The trans-ship process eliminates the need to return items to stock and pull them out on a separate transaction.
Bolling is the administrator of Craig, the largest town on Prince of Wales Island (POW), which trans-ships its trash.
An investigation of the disaster led defense planners to recognize the requirement for safer handling procedures and the establishment of terminals specifically designed to trans-ship ammunition.
The reason for the runway and taxiway improvements are to enable larger transport aircraft to be used to trans-ship the finished product to the aircraft assembly sites in Europe, " director of transport and planning Chris Kay said.
This cargo would later trans-ship to the USS Pearl Harbor.
The line's sister companies, Safmarine and Maersk Logistics already use Port Louis to trans-ship cargoes for La Reunion, Madagascar and East African ports.
As is the case with exposes, certain mercantile countries that trans-ship machines to other countries have a very high percentage of imports versus domestic consumption, in some cases exceeding 100%,
The Ro-Ro line took the place of the Syrian route which had become too costly for Turkish exporters because the Syrian side significantly increased fees to trans-ship goods.
Byline: Calls continue for size of trans-ship services to be reduced to create more space for local containers.
The non-sensitive cargo is brought by MSC vessel to a trans-ship port like Salalah, Oman or Fujairah, United Arab Emirates where it is stuffed in containers or flat racks.