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Lastukoski Canal

Vuoksi river basin 
Nilsiä route (Kallavesi - Akonvesi-Vuotjärvi - Syvära)
Nautical chart: 482

Permitted vessel dimensions
31.2 x 7.1 x 1.4 x 4.3 [m]
(Length x width x draught x height)

Mooring: to fastening points along the wall of the lock
Services: Fishing area.
Difference in water level 1.00 - 1.30 metres

Draught Juankoski - below Lastukoski Canal is 1.8 m and clearance is 8 m. Draught Lastukosko Lock - Nilsia - Tahkovuori 1.5 m and the clearance of the fixed bridge passing over the lock is 4.3 m

Self-service lock. When approaching from below, the self-service starter cord and the instructions for its use are on the lower canal’s pier on the left, and when approaching from above, these are on the top canal’s pier, near the bridge on the right.

In the event of disruptions, you can contact operating personnel by telephone.

Please note. Locking must always be booked in advance for towing combinations (tow boat and barge).

Contact information for the canal

Tel. +358 (0)400 424 929

Self-service canal.

Opening hours 2024

Note. Exceptions to opening hours above the channel page.

May: at 7–21
June: at 7–24
July: at 7–24
August: at 7–24
September: at 7–18
October: closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, open on other days 7–17