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International Sources:
Groups, Organizations, Associations, and Commissions

Compiled by Roger Garren
National Transportation Library

International Maritime Organization.

Abstract from web site: The IMO is the UN specialized agency responsible for improving Maritime safety and preventing pollution from ship.

The Inland Waterways Association.

International Navigation Association, Inland Navigation Commission.

Inland Navigation Europe:

Abstract from web site: Inland Navigation Europe is the platform for the promotion of inland waterway transport in Europe. It has been created in 2000 with the support of the European Commission. INE members actively promote inland shipping and can provide you with practical and dedicated information. The permanent office in Brussels is responsible for the contacts with the EU institutions.

WorldBank - Inland Water Transport:  

Description from web site: This section of the World Bank web site provides a list of identified Key Issues for the Inland Water Transport knowledge base which is currently under development. This knowledge base will be expanded upon in the near future as additional substantive information is added.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Inland Transport Committee (ITC) and its Bureau:

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Working Party on Inland Water Transport:

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Working Party on the Standardization of Technical Safety Requirements in Inland Navigation (SC.3/WP.3):

British Waterways: