Definition: Carriage of goods and passengers by sea

Category: Transport

Movement of goods and passengers using seagoing vessels, on voyages which are undertaken wholly or partly at sea. 

The scope of this Directive shall also include goods: 

(i) shipped to offshore installations; 
(ii) reclaimed from the seabed and unloaded in ports.

Bunkers and stores supplied to vessels shall be excluded from the scope of this Directive.
European Union, Directive 2009/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 May 2009 on statistical returns in respect of carriage of goods and passengers by sea (Recast)