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VESSEL-KILOMETRE (FOR INLAND WATERWAYS TRANSPORT)

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Definition:
Unit of measurement representing the movement of an inland waterways transport (IWT) vessel over one kilometre.

Context:
The distance taken into account is the distance actually run. Movements of unladen vessels are included. In a convoy, each unit is counted as a vessel.

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