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Published: 7 July 2021

Transport in domestic waterborne traffic decreased in May

The goods volume in domestic waterborne traffic totalled 0,3 million tonnes in May 2021. Transport in domestic waterborne traffic decreased by 50 per cent compared to May 2020. In May 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 172,668 tonnes, which was 59 per cent of all transport. The second most transported was crude minerals and cement, 41,433 tonnes.  

Vessel traffic and goods volume in the Saimaa Canal

A total of 4,535 tons of transport were registered through the canal in domestic traffic.

Source: Transport and tourism, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Olli Kajava 029 551 3531, Matti Kokkonen 029 551 3770,

Head of Department in charge: Hannele Orjala

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Updated 07.07.2021

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