Definition: Cabotage (maritime context)/ national sea transport
Sea transport between two ports (a port of loading/embarkment and a port of unloading/ disembarkment) located in the same country irrespective of the country in which the seagoing vessel is registered.
Note: Cabotage (maritime context) can be performed by a seagoing vessel registered in the reporting country or in another country. One port transport is included.
Glossary For Transport Statistics, Eurostat, ECMT, UN/ECE, Second edition