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Published: 7 June 2021

Transport in domestic waterborne traffic decreased in April

The goods volume in domestic waterborne traffic totalled 0,3 million tonnes in April 2021. Transport in domestic waterborne traffic decreased by 58 per cent compared to April 2020. In April 2021 domestic water transport took place almost 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 0.2 million tonnes, which was 54 per cent of all transport. The second most transported was timber, 35,466 tonnes.  

Vessel traffic and goods volume in the Saimaa Canal

A total of 2,199 tons of transport were registered through the canal in domestic traffic.

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 07.06.2021

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Domestic Waterborne Traffic [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-1979. April 2021. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.3.2024].
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