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Here are entered general works on the transportation of persons or goods by water, as well as on the vessels used in this activity. Works confined to inland or coastal water transportation, in general, are entered under the headings Inland water transportation or Coastwise shipping. Works on water transportation on individual lakes, rivers, etc. are entered under Shipping subdivided by the name of the lake, river, etc. Works on ocean-going merchant fleets are entered under the heading Merchant marine.

Works on shipping in the sense of the dispatch of goods by any means of transportation are entered under the heading Shipment of goods when relating to the activities of the shipper, or Freight and freightage when relating to those of the carrier.

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  • Marine shipping
  • Marine transportation
  • Maritime shipping
  • Ocean -- Economic aspects
  • Ocean traffic
  • Ocean transportation
  • Sea transportation
  • Shipping industry
  • Water transportation
  • Maritime transport
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