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1. Movements on inland waterways are deemed to be special transport operations if they are movements of:

(a) Vessels or convoys which do not comply with the requirements of articles 1.06 and 1.08;

(b) Floating establishments or assemblies of floating material, unless it is evident that their movement cannot cause any hindrance or danger to navigation or any damage to permanent structures.

2. Such a transport operation shall be allowed only under a special authorization issued by the competent authorities of the sector or sectors over which it is to take place.

3. It shall be subject to such conditions as those authorities may determine in each case.

4. A boatmaster shall be appointed for each transport operation, account being taken of the provisions of article 1.02.