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Cabotage

 

shipping between ports within a country. Two types may be distinguished: long sea trade, the transport of freight and passengers between ports on different seas, and short sea trade, transport between ports on the same sea. For purposes of cabotage, the following bodies of water in the USSR are considered as single seas: the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov; the White Sea and the Arctic Ocean; and the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk, and the Bering Sea. In the USSR, cabotage is conducted exclusively by ships bearing the flag of the USSR.

cabotage

In commercial aviation, the freedom of an air-transport operator to pick up passengers and freight in any country for hire or reward within the border of a given nation. Hence, cabotage rights.
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Kim, Angela (2004), "EU Would Swap Cabotage for Right of Establishment," Aviation Daily, 356, 3 (April 5), 2.
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The government has issued a regulation on cabotage principle banning foreign ships from carrying domestic cargoes and government's imports.
Cabotage (freight transport within a country by a haulier established in another one) will be authorised only if it follows on from an international transport operation and must be limited to no more than three operations within seven days.
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Despite the passage of the new cabotage law, which restricts domestic shipping to domestic companies--or at least domestic firms working in partnership with international operators--foreign shipping lines continue to dominate the Nigerian market.
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