Definition: IWT vessel
A floating craft designed for the carriage of goods, public transport of passengers or specially fitted out for a specific commercial duty which navigates predominantly in navigable inland waterways or in waters within, or closely adjacent to sheltered waters or areas where port regulations apply.
(Fourth version of the Transport Glossary)
Floating craft designed for the carriage of goods or public transport of passengers by navigable inland waterways.
(Third version of the Transport Glossary)
International Transport Forum, Eurostat, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), "Illustrated Glossary for Transport Statistics", 4th Edition, Luxembourg 2009