Decline of 13% in Domestic Water Transport in Finland in June 2023

According to preliminary data from Statistics Finland, the total volume of domestic water transport in June 2023 was 0.4 million tonnes. This marked a 13% decrease compared to June 2022 in domestic water transport within Finland. The majority of domestic water transport in June 2023 occurred along the coastline.

Key Points:

  • Domestic water transport decreased by 13% in June 2023 compared to the previous year.
  • The share of oil products in all transport was 42% in June 2023.
  • Most of the domestic water transport in June 2023 took place along the coastline.
  • No registered transport was reported through the Saimaa Canal in June 2023.
  • In June, the highest volume of transported goods in domestic water transport was oil products and raw timber.
  • The most transported category was oil products, totaling 158,062 tonnes, accounting for 42% of all transport. Following that, raw timber was the second-highest, amounting to 93,878 tonnes, representing 25% of all transport.