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Map service for open data


Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency

Open data specialist

Minna Huovinen

  • +358 29 534 3215

Inquiries regarding GIS-data and service advice

[email protected]

Open Data for Waterways

FTIA is responsible for most of the waterways and channels in Finland. Control and safe use of the waterways require real-time data, which FTIA also publish as open data. FTIA maintain waterway data in the waterway register, eg. location of waterways, safety devices, waterway areas as well as information on dredging and heaping.

Picture of waterway

Where can I access the data?

Open data for road-, railway-, and waterway netwrok can be accessed through the Download- and Viewing Service and via open API's.

In the download service one can view and download data through a map interface. The user can choose which data to download and from what area. After selecting the service sends an e-mail -link, where the user can download the dataset. Data is available in shapefile (.shp) -format.

Use of open API's require a suitable application. Open API's are also suitable for developers, who need FTIA's data as part of their own applications. Open API's are described more in detail on Interfaces (API) -webpage. 

Other waterway data

The -web service serve winter navigation in the Baltic sea region. The service contain rg. information on current ice maps, ice depth, reports on icing, forecast and traffic restrictions.
Go to the –service >>>

More information on waterways and its data:

FTIA's webpage for waterways

Description of the data for waterways (in Finnish only)