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Definition: Inland waterways fleet


Number of IWT vessels registered at a given date in a country and authorised to use inland waterways open for public navigation.

Note: Changes in the fleet refer to changes, in total or within a vessel type, in the inland waterway fleet of the reporting country, resulting from new construction, modification in type or capacity, purchases or sales abroad, scrapping, casualties, or transfers to or from the marine register.
Glossary For Transport Statistics, Eurostat, ECMT, UN/ECE, Third edition