Hi all, I would like to add some additional websites for those interested. This French site offers a lot of information about French and Belgian vessels, so have a look here www.vagus-vagrant.fr/forum/viewtopic.php?f=599&t=12409
, another excellent database for more than 18.000 inland vessels is the Dutch site www.binnenvaart.eu
where in most cases you will find many details of a certain vessel. I agree with Ken concerning the ENI numbers, please add this number when posting an inland vessel so that the changes and history of a particular vessel are reflected. Since April 2007 this individual number doesn't change anymore when a vessel is sold to another country, which is certainly a big improvement.
Best regards Hans