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Facilitating Trade through Competitive, Low-Carbon Transport: The Case for Vietnam's Inland and Coastal Waterways
  • Facilitating Trade through Competitive, Low-Carbon Transport: The Case for Vietnam's Inland and Coastal Waterways
  • World Bank. 2014
  • This report has three objectives. The first is to identify targeted policy and infrastructure interventions in inland waterway transport (IWT) and coastal shipping that can enhance the competitiveness and environmental sustainability characteristics of Vietnam's freight transport system. The second objective of the report is to estimate the economic benefits and costs associated with the interventions identified, and to use that information to produce a prioritized list of evaluated recommendations for implementation. Finally, the report seeks to info...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Asia
  • Main themes: Coastal zones, Industry, Infrastructure, Investments, Pollution, Shipping, Sustainable development, Transport, Water policy

Multiple uses of water services in large irrigation systems. Auditing and planning modernization. The MASSMUS Approach
  • Multiple uses of water services in large irrigation systems. Auditing and planning modernization. The MASSMUS Approach
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2013
  • This publication is a detailed account of the Mapping Systems and Services for Multiple Uses of Water Services (MASSMUS) methodology as a special module that addresses multiple uses of water. It is part of Mapping Systems and Services for Canal Operation Techniques (MASSCOTE), developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). They are presented to those wishing to understand the MUS concept and wanting to carry out specific assessments on water use in their own systems.
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Aquaculture, Auditing, Drinking water, Energy, Floods, Industry, Irrigation, Livestock, Recreation, Shipping, Tourism, Urban areas, Water demand, Water management, Water planning, Water services, Water supply

Blue Book: Inventory of main standards and parameters of the pan-European Inland waterway network. 2nd revised edition
  • Blue Book: Inventory of main standards and parameters of the pan-European Inland waterway network. 2nd revised edition
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). October 2012
  • The objective of the Blue Book is to establish an inventory of existing and envisaged standards and parameters of European inland waterways and ports of international importance and to show, on an internationally comparable basis, the current inland navigation infrastructure parameters in Europe as compared to the minimum standards and parameters prescribed in the European Agreement on Main Inland Waterways of International Importance (AGN).
  • Geographical coverage (region): Europe
  • Main themes: Shipping, Transboundary waters

Guide to ship sanitation. 3rd edition
  • Guide to ship sanitation. 3rd edition
  • World Health Organization (WHO). April 2011
  • The primary aim of the revised Guide to ship sanitation is to present the public health significance of ships in terms of disease and to highlight the importance of applying appropriate control measures. The guide is intended to be used as a basis for the development of national approaches to controlling the hazards that may be encountered on ships, as well as providing a framework for policy-making and local decision-making. The guide may also be used as reference material for regulators, ship operators and ship builders, as well as a checklist for understan...[Read full description]
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Disease, Health, Legal aspects, Recreation, Sanitation, Shipping, Wastewater, Water safety plans (WSPs), Water security

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Published in 2015