Definition: This entry gives the total length of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Waterways map
15 of the world's happiest places
CNN - 1/16/2017 10:05:01 AM
"Secluded among clear waterways and wooded islands ... 2016's report found, for the third time, that Denmark is the world's happiest country. Among the reasons cited is the Danes' good work-life balance, with a relatively short average week working ...
DP World reaffirms commitment to India’s growth at global CEO roundtable chaired by Prime Minister Modi
Emirates247 - 1/12/2017 5:59:13 AM
By developing this transport infrastructure – at existing ports, multi-modal transport including rail for freight and more use of waterways ... in the country, which form an important part of our global network.” DP World is a market leader in ...
Most countries now taking action on climate change by investing in transport, says World Bank
www.transportxtra.com - 1/11/2017 11:51:09 AM
The World Bank has hailed commitments to meet the Paris agreement on climate change through investing in public transport in cities and shifting freight to railways and waterways. Previously, the transport sector was "conspicuously absent from climate ...
DP World CEO Meets Indian PM to Discuss Development of Logistics Industry in the Country
The Handy Shipping Guide - 1/13/2017 5:03:45 PM
DP World is a market leader in Indian container terminal operations, and with contracts to run five ports in the country enjoys the largest portfolio ... using coastal and inland waterways to increase efficiencies and lower costs. By developing this ...
World's biggest travel rush kicks off
Xinhua News Agency - 1/13/2017 3:45:00 PM
(Xinhua/Xiao Yijiu) BEIJING, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- The world's most populous country kicked off its largest annual travel ... are expected to be made via roads and 43.5 million trips via waterways, up 1 percent and 2 percent year on year, respectively.
DP World reaffirms commitment to Indian market
Trade Arabia - 1/11/2017 10:18:06 AM
By developing this transport infrastructure – at existing ports, multi-modal transport including rail for freight and more use of waterways ... in the country, which form an important part of our global network,” he concluded. DP World is a market ...
A top 10 guide to countries to visit in 2017
glasgowlive.co.uk - 1/4/2017 1:03:53 PM
from the deserts and palaces of Rajasthan in the north to the lush green waterways of Kerala in the south, India is a country that offers a full-on sensory-overload travelling experience. In a world where many places look and feel the same, India is one of ...
DP World chief sees potential for growth in India
Port Strategy - 1/12/2017 1:51:40 PM
“There is also a great need to reach international markets, invest in cold storage facilities and networks, using coastal and inland waterways ... DP World is reinforcing its commitment to economic development through its operations in the country ...
DP World warns against new Indian port developments
customstoday.com.pk - 1/12/2017 8:15:13 AM
“There is also a great need to reach internal markets, invest in cold storage facilities and networks, using coastal and inland waterways ... To date, DP World has invested US$1.2bn in India and supports more than 30% of the country’s container trade.
Global Marine Grease Market: Outlook Continues to Remain Positive by 2020
satprnews.com - 1/6/2017 11:14:08 AM
The major drivers for marine grease include increasing demand of shipping due to growing economy of the costal (sea surrounded) countries around the world, increasing international trade, development in the field of new waterways and growing naval defense ...
Wetlands "kidneys" of landscape
Voxy - 1/15/2017 11:06:27 PM
Wetlands are like giant kidneys protecting the health of waterways - they help dilute ... This is one of the largest wetland losses anywhere in the world. Wetlands now occupy only about two per cent of the country’s total land area.
Make-up products containing tiny plastic microbeads to be banned by Govt
New Zealand Herald - 1/16/2017 3:16:59 AM
Environment Minister Nick Smith says a crackdown on harmful plastics which make their way into New Zealand's waterways will not extend ... said New Zealand was "behind the rest of the world" because many countries had already banned the products.
Move Over Cotton, Say Hello to Hemp- The ‘Forbidden’ Crop That is Taking the World by Storm!
countercurrentnews.com - 1/11/2017 6:36:11 AM
Thomas Jefferson – “Hemp is of first necessity to the wealth and protection of the country.” Hulled hemp seeds ... The runoff from fields of phosphate fertilizers into waterways that merge with seawater is causing all sorts of nitrogen and ...
DP World Committing $1 Billion to India
Port Technology - 1/11/2017 11:44:00 AM
We remain committed to our operations in the country, which form an important part of our global network. “DP World has invested in the development ... using coastal and inland waterways to increase efficiencies and lower costs. “By developing this ...