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Volume of transport in domestic waterborne traffic decreased by 20 per cent in April 2024

release | Domestic waterborne traffic 2024, April

According to Statistics Finland’s preliminary data, the total volume of goods transported in domestic waterborne traffic was 0.3 million tonnes in April 2024. Transport in domestic waterborne traffic decreased by 20 per cent compared to April 2023. In April 2024, domestic water transport took place almost only in coastal waterways.

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  • In April 2024, oil products as well as crude minelas and cement were transported most in domestic waterborne traffic.
  • In terms of timber transport, preliminary data are supplemented at the end of the statistical reference year, which has an effect especially on the transport volumes of inland waters.
  • No transport was registered through the Saimaa Canal in April.

Oil products were transported most in domestic waterborne traffic in April

Oil products were transported most, in total 173,517 million, which was 58 per cent of all transport. Crude minerals and cement were transported next most, 31,631 tonnes, making up 11 per cent of all transport. Preliminary data on timber transport are supplemented at the end of the statistical reference year.

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