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Published: 7 April 2020

Transport in domestic waterborne traffic increased in February

The goods volume in domestic waterborne traffic totalled 915,416 tonnes in February 2020. Transport in domestic waterborne traffic increased by 0.2 million tonnes compared to last year's February.  In February 2020 all domestic water transport took place in coastal waterways. 

Domestic waterborne traffic by month in 2018 to 2020

Domestic waterborne traffic by month in 2018 to 2020

Crude minerals and cement were transported most, in total 0.6 million tonnes, which was 63 per cent of all transport. The second most transported were oil products, 0.3 million tonnes.  

Vessel traffic and goods volume in the Saimaa Canal

The Saimaa Canal was closed starting from the morning of 1st of February and no transport was registered through the canal in domestic traffic. 

Source: Transport and tourism, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Matti Kokkonen 029 551 3770, Sami Lahtinen 029 551 3207,

Director in charge: Mari Ylä-Jarkko

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Updated 7.4.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Domestic Waterborne Traffic [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-1979. February 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.2.2024].
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