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CARRYING CAPACITY (OF INLAND WATERWAYS TRANSPORT VESSEL)

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French Equivalent: Port en lourd

Definition:
Maximum permissible weight of goods, expressed in tonnes, which a vessel may carry in accordance with its documents.

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 Friday, April 25, 2003