Throughput of port Helsinki (Finland) in 3M'18 up 12.4% Y-o-Y to 3.75 million tonnes (table)
In January-March 2018, the Port of Helsinki (Finland) handled 3.75 million tonnes of cargo (+12.4%, year-on-year), the port authority says.
Transshipment of bulk cargo grew by 35.6% to 604,050 tonnes, container throughput grew by 11.8% to 133,200 TEUs. Turnover of trucks and semitrailers increased by 8% to 149,400 units.
Passenger traffic declined by 0.7% to 2.23 passengers. The number of calls grew by 5.9% - to 1,823.
The Port of Helsinki is one of the largest ports in Finland, the largest passenger port and the third largest in the Baltic Sea. The Port of Helsinki accounts for 77% of Finland's passenger traffic. In 2017, the port handled 14.27 mln t of cargo (+14.2%, year-on-year).