ASSOCIATION OF FINNISH WATERWAYS (AFW)

The Association of Finnish Waterways was founded in 1981. The goals of the Association are promotion, development and appropriate use of waterway traffic and transport as well as its operating conditions in both the coast and inland waters of Finland.

THE WATERWAY DOES NOT WEAR OUT

MISSION

 

The objective of the activities of the Association of Finnish Waterways is to promote and develop the waterway traffic and transport, as well as the prerequisites for its operations as a part of the whole transport network.

VISION

 

The Association of Finnish Waterways is the most valued trustee, promoter and expert in the field of waterway traffic and transport including both cargo and passenger transport.

STRATEGIC GOALS

 

We promote the competitive advantages, environmental awareness and business opportunities of waterway traffic and transport.

We contribute to improving the condition and permeability of the Finnish waterway network as well as the usability of the fleet.

We produce and forward high quality information to our members and stakeholders.

We maintain a dialogue with decision makers in Finland and internationally as an expert partner.

We work with other advocacy organisations in order to improve together the conditions for waterway traffic and transport.

We bring the best practices and operating models of waterway transport, for example by participating in national and international projects.