International Safety Guide for Inland Navigation Tank-barges and Terminals


Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine
Palais du Rhin
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F-67082 Strasbourg cedex
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The user should note that the electronic web based version of the Guide is distributed free of charge.

This Guide was produced in English and translated into [German, French, Dutch] editions (“the Editions”).

The official text of this Guide is in English. In the event of any differences between the English text Guide and any or all of the Editions, the English text Guide will take precedence.