Define: Cabotage

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Definition: Cabotage


Quick Summary of Cabotage


The right to operate sea, air, or other transport services within a particular territory.



What is the dictionary definition of Cabotage?

Dictionary Definition


  1. The transport of goods or passengers between two points in the same country.
  2. The right to engage in such transport.
  3. The exclusive right of a country to control such transport.

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Full Definition of Cabotage


The carriage of cargo between two points within a country by a vessel or vehicle which is registered in another country. Permission to engage in cabotage is, normally, strictly restricted in every country.


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Synonyms For Cabotage


coastal shipping, short sea shipping, coasting


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Cabotage are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 15th February, 2020