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Saimaa Canal will be closed

Saimaa Canal will be closed

Published 18.12.2018

Saimaa Canal will be closed on 1.1.2019 at 23.00 o´clock Finnish Time. 

Next winter four (4) new lower gates will be installed on the canal. According to the work schedule, the canal will be opened on 17th May 2019.

Further information:

Head of Inland Waterways Unit Tero Sikiö, tel. +358 29 534 3409, firstname.lastname@fta.fi


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