Saimaa is a lake in southeastern Finland. At approximately 4400 km2, it is the largest lake in Finland, and the fouth largest natural freshwater lake in Europe.
The Saimaa Canal is a transportation canal that connects lake Saimaa with the Gulf of Finland near Vyborg. The canal was opened in 1956. The total length of the canal is 57,3 km.
The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, located in North Europe. The surface area is about 415 thousand km² and the volume is about 20 thousand km³.
Sillamäe is a deep-sea port with facilities able to handle dry bulk, liquid fertilizers and oil, located in the northern part of Estonia, on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland. Sillamäe is the largest ports in the Baltic States after Tallinn, Riga, Klaipeda and Ventspils.
Lake Ladoga is the largest lake in Europe, and the 15th largest freshwater lake by area in the world. The lake has an average surface area of 17,9 thousand km². Its north-to-south length is 219 km and its average width is 83 km.
The Svir is a river that flows westwards from Lake Onega to Lake Ladoga, thus connecting the two largest lakes of Europe. The length of the Svir is 224 km, whereas the area of its drainage basin is 84 thousand km2.
Volga-Baltic Canal connects Lake Onega with the Rybinsk Reservoir and includes several natural waterways such as the Sheksna River. The canal was opened in 1964. The total length of the canal is 367 km.
Lake Onega is a lake in the north-west European part of Russia and is the second largest lake in Europe after Lake Ladoga. The lake is fed by about 50 rivers and is drained by the Svir River.
The White Sea–Baltic Canal is a ship canal in Russia opened in 1933. It connects the White Sea with Lake Onega, which is further connected to the Baltic Sea. The total waterway length is 227 km.
Belomorsk is a port, located on the Onega Bay on the shore of the White Sea. Belomorsk is situated on the mouth of the White Sea – Baltic Canal. Currently in port Belomorsk gravel and coal are overloaded.
The White Sea is a southern inlet of the Barents Sea located on the northwest coast of Russia. Its total area is estimated at 95 thousand km2. Among the seas that surround Russia the White Sea is one of the smallest seas.
The Moscow Canal is a canal that connects the Moskva River with the Volga River. It is located in Moscow itself and in the Moscow Oblast. The canal was opened in 1937. The length of the canal is 128 km.
Dubna is the town, situated approximately 125 km north of Moscow, on the Volga River, just downstream the Ivankovo Reservoir. The western boundary of the town is defined by the Moscow Canal joining the Volga, while the eastern boundary is defined by Dubna River joining the Volga.
The Volga is the longest river in Europe. It is also Europe's largest river in terms of discharge and watershed. It flows through central Russia and into the Caspian Sea. The total length of the river is 3530 km.
Nizhny Novgorod is an important center of cargo shipping, situated in the Volga-Vyatka region where the Volga and Oka rivers meet. Nizhny Novgorod is a major river port, providing access to the Baltic, Black, Caspian, Azov and White Seas.
Kazan is one of the largest ports on the Volga River. Port located at 1310 km of the river Volga, on the left bank of the river. The river port is connected to the Baltic, White, Caspian, Azov and Black Seas.
Port Saratov is situated on the right bank of the Volga river and includes a cargo area and passenger berths. The cargo area is specialized in the transshipment of timber cargo, scrap metal, grain and container.
Astrakhan is located in the mouth of river Volga. It is the most important Russian port on the Caspian Sea. The port specializes in handling of metals, containers, wood and other general and bulk cargoes.
The Kama is a major river in Russia, the longest left tributary of the Volga and the largest one in discharge; it is larger than the Volga before junction.The Kama is 1805 km long.
Chaykovsky is the river port, located in the Cis-Ural region on left bank of the Kama River, near its confluence with the Saygatka. Currently in port ore, sand, gravel and forest are overloaded.
Volga–Don Canal is a canal which connects the Volga River and the Don River at their closest points. Opened in 1952, the length of the waterway is 101 km. The Volga–Don Canal provides the most direct navigable connection between the Caspian Sea and the Sea of Azov.
Rostov-on-Don is a port city. It lies to the southeast of the East European Plain, on the Don River, 32 km from the Sea of Azov. Rostov-on-Don is a trading port for Russian, Italian, Greek and Turkish merchants selling, for example, wool, wheat and oil.
The Sea of Azov is a sea in south-eastern Europe. It is linked by the narrow Strait of Kerch to the Black Sea. The Sea of Azov is the shallowest sea in the world, with the depth varying between 0,9 and 14 meters.