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shipping between ports within a country. Two types may be distinguished: long sea trade, the transport of freight and passengers between ports on different seas, and short sea trade, transport between ports on the same sea. For purposes of cabotage, the following bodies of water in the USSR are considered as single seas: the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov; the White Sea and the Arctic Ocean; and the Sea of Japan, the Sea of Okhotsk, and the Bering Sea. In the USSR, cabotage is conducted exclusively by ships bearing the flag of the USSR.

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In commercial aviation, the freedom of an air-transport operator to pick up passengers and freight in any country for hire or reward within the border of a given nation. Hence, cabotage rights.
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