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What are the types of water transport ?

The types of water transport are discussed below. So let us check it out to know more about water transport.

  1. Water transport is divided into two major categories: Inland water transport and Ocean water transportation. Check Advantages & Disadvantages of water transport for additional information.
  2. Inland water transport is further divided into river water transport, lakes water transport and transport through canals.
  3. Boats and steamers are used during inland water transport.
  4. Overseas water transport is divided into : Coastal shipping and overseas shipping.
  5. Coastal shipping is generally used for passengers transport and for cargo transport.
  6. Overseas shipping is used for transportation of liners, tramps and tankers.
  7. Liners in overseas shipping is used for tranportation of passengers and cargo.

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