Saimaa Canal


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Saimaa Canal

 

a navigable canal in Finland and the USSR, on the Karelian Isthmus. It joins the Saimaa lake system near the city of Lappeenranta with the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea near the city of Vyborg. The canal is 43 km long, and it has several locks. It was built in the period from 1845 to 1856 and modernized in 1968. It is accessible to river and lake shipping; the freight turnover in 1973 was about 400,000 tons. The main cargoes are lumber, boards, cellulose, paper, mineral fuel, chemical raw materials, and metals. In accordance with a 1962 agreement between the USSR and Finland, the Soviet section of the canal and the island of Malyi Vysotskii were leased to Finland for 50 years.

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Place of performance South karelia (fi1c5), South savo (fi1d1), North karelia (fi1d3) main place of performance: The waterways in the southern saimaa region and the saimaa canal.
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Following the withdrawal of Russia - the original host nation- the Saimaa Canal in Lappenratta is to stage the blue riband event and Drennan Team England will be travelling to the edge of the Arctic Circle in search of medals.
The Saimaa canal on the border of Finland and Russia was reportedly re-opened on Thursday (14 April) after being closed for the winter.
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NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-22 May 2002-Collision in Saimaa canal causes damage to gate (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
The boundaries of the contract are located as follows: - mustola: Lappeenranta, - soothsayer: Lappeenranta, - plli: Saimaa canal rental area, - lietjrvi: Saimaa canal rental area, - rttijrvi: Saimaa canal rental area, - srkijrvi: Saimaa canal rental area, - cheese room: Saimaa channel rental area.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-22 March 2002-Visa will be needed for cruises on the Saimaa canal (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Place of performance: Finland (fi) main place of performance: Lappeenranta and saimaa canal rental area
Contract awarded for Master plan for extension of saimaa canal sealings
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