Port of Mustola
The Port of Mustola is the most important cargo port within the Saimaa Lake District. It is located along the Saimaa Canal less than 10 kilometres from the centre of Lappeenranta, roughly 20 kilometres from the Finnish-Russian border. On one side, the port area borders to main road 13, which leads to the Nuijamaa border crossing point. The port area also includes an industrial area and a free warehouse area. The Port of Mustola has a railway connection to other parts of Finland and Europe and, through Russia, all the way to the Far East. Saimaa Canal is the only inland water route leading to the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic Sea.
The Port of Mustola is a logistics centre for cargo traffic by road and rail.
Cargo port at the border of the EU and Russia
The Port of Mustola is the most important cargo port within the Saimaa Lake District and has water, road, and railroad connections.
The Finnish-Russian border, also the border between Russia and the EU, is located 20 kilometres from the port. The centre of Lappeenranta is less than 10 kilometres away.
The Port of Mustola has a rail connection to other parts of Finland and Europe, and through Russia all the way to the Far East.
Saimaa Canal is the onlyinland water route leading to the Gulf of Finland and the Baltic Sea. In the east, the water route is connected to the Russian river network, providing access as far as the River Volga.
- Seven berths, two of which have a direct railway connection
- Maximum vessel size:
- Surfaced field area: 68,000 m2
- Unsurfaced field area: 50,000 m2
- Sheltered storage facilities: 31,000 m2
- Container depot: 10 ha
- 20 power sockets for cooling containers
- 24h/7 security service (International Ship & Port Facility Security, ISPS)
- Access control; surveillance camera and registration plate recognition systems