Port of Helsinki

The Port of Helsinki - Europe’s busiest passenger port and the main port for foreign trade in Finland

The Port of Helsinki Ltd is the busiest passenger port in Europe. We create a seamless framework for sea traffic to destinations such as Tallinn and Stockholm. We are also Finland’s leading general port for international cargo traffic, serving the business world and well-being of the Helsinki region and the whole country.

The Port of Helsinki’s market share of Finland’s sea passenger traffic is 79%.

The value of the goods transported through the Port of Helsinki harbours is about 50% of the total value of Finnish sea traffic.

The Port of Helsinki manages port operations with a long-term perspective and develops them in cooperation with shipping companies, stevedoring and forwarding companies, and other harbour operators. We provide a modern, competitive and functional setting for port operations. We produce our own services to complement other port services while also creating added value for our cooperation partners. The Port of Helsinki Ltd is a limited company owned by the City of Helsinki.

The harbours managed by the Port of Helsinki are:

  • South Harbour
  • Katajanokka Harbour
  • West Harbour
  • Hernesaari cruise ship quays
  • Vuosaari Harbour
  • Port of Loviisa (from 1 January 2017)
  • Kantvik Harbour
  • Helsinki’s coal quays