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Published: 7 May 2021

Transport in domestic waterborne traffic decreased in March

The goods volume in domestic waterborne traffic totalled 0,5 million tonnes in March 2021. Transport in domestic waterborne traffic decreased by 23 per cent compared to March 2020. In March 2021 domestic water transport took place only in coastal waterways. 

Domestic waterborne traffic by month (tonnes) in 2019 to 2021

Domestic waterborne traffic by month (tonnes) in 2019 to 2021

Oil products were transported most, in total 0.4 million tonnes, which was 77 per cent of all transport. The second most transported were crude minerals and cement, 36,412 tonnes.  

Vessel traffic and goods volume in the Saimaa Canal

No transport was registered through the Saimaa Canal in domestic traffic in March.

Source: Transport and tourism, Statistics Finland

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

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 07.05.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Domestic Waterborne Traffic [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-1979. March 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 21.2.2024].
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