Rise in Domestic Waterborne Freight

January 2000
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p16
Trade Publication
The volume of goods moved in terms of ton-kilometer by domestic waterborne transport in Great Britain increased by 18% in 1998, according to an announcement by the Department of Environment, Transport and the Regions. The total tonnage lifted in 1998 lifted in 1998 also rose by 5%. According to the bulletin "Waterborne Freight in the United Kingdom 1998," the Thames was the busiest of the major inland waterways, with 25 million tons of goods lifted and 0.9 billion ton-kilometers of goods moved.


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