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Published: 4 December 2020

Transport in domestic waterborne traffic decreased in October

The goods volume in domestic waterborne traffic totalled 0.4 million tonnes in October 2020. Transport in domestic waterborne traffic decreased by 22 per cent compared to last year's October. In October 2020 all domestic water transport took place in coastal waterways. 

Domestic waterborne traffic by month (tonnes) in 2018 to 2020

Domestic waterborne traffic by month (tonnes) in 2018 to 2020

Oil products were transported most, in total 0.3 million tonnes, which was 72 per cent of all transport. The second most transported were crude minerals and cement, 42 thousand tonnes.  

Vessel traffic and goods volume in the Saimaa Canal

A total of 8,436 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 04.12.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Domestic Waterborne Traffic [e-publication].
ISSN=2670-1979. October 2020. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 30.3.2023].
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