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INLAND WATERWAYS FLEET

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French Equivalent: Flotte de navigation intérieure

Definition:
Number of IWT vessels registered at a given date in a country and authorized to use inland waterways open for public navigation.

Context:
Changes in the fleet refer to changes, in total or within a vessel type, in the inland waterway fleet of the reporting country, resulting from new construction, modification in type or capacity, purchases or sales abroad, scrapping, casualties, or transfers to or from the marine register.

Source Publication:
Glossary for Transport Statistics, prepared by the Intersecretariat Working Group on Transport Statistics – Eurostat, European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

Statistical Theme: Transport statistics

Created on Tuesday, June 18, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, April 29, 2003