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INLAND WATERWAYS TRANSIT

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French Equivalent: Transport par voies navigables intérieures en transit

Definition:
Inland waterways transport (IWT) through a country between two places (a place of loading/embarkment and a place of unloading/disembarkment) both located in another country or in other countries provided the total journey within the country is by an IWT vessel and that there is no loading and unloading in that country.

Context:
IWT vessels loaded/unloaded at the frontier of that country onto/from another mode of transport are included.

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 Wednesday, June 19, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, April 29, 2003