Saimaa WaterwaysSavonlinna Region Federation of Municipalities<br />
Savonlinna Region Federation of Municipalities<br />Responsibleregionaldevelopment in the Savonlinna Region.<br />Savonlin...
Project team in Savonlinna<br />Juha Turtiainen, projectmanager<br />Enterprise developmentmanagerSavonlinna Region Federa...
LakeSaimaa<br />Saimaa is Europe’s 4th largest lake<br />Total waterarea of Saimaa is 4 400 km2<br />Total length of shore...
Saimaa Region<br />Network of interconnectedlakesstretching c. 300 km in SE and E Finland<br />Connected to the BalticSea ...
Source: FinnishMaritimeAdministration<br />
Objectives WF<br />Waterways policy benchmarking study and stakeholder study Saimaa (Vuoksi watershed) waterways <br />Pol...
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Waterways Forward Project Partner Presentation Savonlinna Region

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  2. 2. Saimaa WaterwaysSavonlinna Region Federation of Municipalities<br />
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  4. 4. Savonlinna Region Federation of Municipalities<br />Responsibleregionaldevelopment in the Savonlinna Region.<br />Savonlinna region is centrallylocated in the Saimaa lake area. <br />Access to waterways is an importantsuccessfactor for tourism and mechanicalwoodprocessing and bioenergyindustries.<br />Interest in the development of the business potential and multifunctionaluses of the Saimaa waterways.<br />
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  6. 6. Project team in Savonlinna<br />Juha Turtiainen, projectmanager<br />Enterprise developmentmanagerSavonlinna Region Federation of Municipalities<br />Harri H. Lallukka, Councellor<br />Savonlinna Region Federation of Municipalities<br />Pellervo Kokkonen, communicationsmanager<br />Programmedirector, Savonlinna Innovation Centre Ltd.<br />
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  8. 8. LakeSaimaa<br />Saimaa is Europe’s 4th largest lake<br />Total waterarea of Saimaa is 4 400 km2<br />Total length of shoreline c. 14 850 km <br />Number of islands is 13 710<br />Total area of watershed is 61 070 km2<br />
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  10. 10. Saimaa Region<br />Network of interconnectedlakesstretching c. 300 km in SE and E Finland<br />Connected to the BalticSea via Saimaa Canal and Vyborg (Russia)<br />Volume of international commercialtraffic via Saimaa canal c. 2 mill. tons per annum.<br />Internalcommercialtraffic c. 1 mill. tons; mainlybundlefloating of logs<br />Developmentobjectives: updatingwaterwayspolicy to match new challenges; recreational and tourismuse, climatechange, bionenergylogistics.<br />Goodpractice; recreationalboatingservicesystem as a public-privatepartnership<br />
  11. 11. Source: FinnishMaritimeAdministration<br />
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  14. 14. Objectives WF<br />Waterways policy benchmarking study and stakeholder study Saimaa (Vuoksi watershed) waterways <br />Policy recommendations white paper for Finnish inland waterways programme , transfer of knowledge<br />Cross border waterways development workshop (Russian, EU partners)<br />Development of Russian inland watersways vs. EU watersways<br />

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