Ongoing and future projects

Improving the area’s lighting

  • The lighting of the harbour fields in South Harbour and Katajanokka will be improved. At the same time, we will transition to energy-efficient LED lighting
  • Ongoing
  • Estimated to be completed in March 2024

Recently completed projects

Construction of a parking area in Makasiiniranta

  • The demolished Makasiini Terminal was replaced with a new 139-space parking area.
  • Completed in November 2023

Makasiini Terminal demolition

  • The Makasiini Terminal in the South Harbour come to the end of its service life and was be demolished.
  • Completed in September 2023

Increasing the number of charging points for electric cars

  • A total of 38 charging points for electric cars will be added in Vuosaari Harbour and the city centre harbours.
  • The project is part of the Port of Helsinki’s carbon neutrality programme.
  • Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland’s subsidy for installing charging points at workplaces will be granted for the project.
  • Completed in March 2023

Increasing the energy efficiency of Satamatalo and the terminal buildings

  • The energy use of the properties of West Terminal 2, Katajanokka Terminal, Olympia Terminal and the HQ of the Port of Helsinki, Satamatalo, will be optimised and improved. A solar power plant will be installed on the roof of the Olympia Terminal. Additionally, the effectiveness of the district heat recovery of the buildings will be improved, ventilation machines will be upgraded and connected to the building automation system, and replacement of lamps with LED lights will be continued. 
  • The project is part of the Port of Helsinki’s carbon neutrality programme.
  • Business Finland’s Energy Aid is available for the project
  • Completed
    •   Olympia Terminal alterations  in November 2022
    •   Satamatalo alterations in December 2022

Renovation of the Olympiaparkki car park

  • Renovations will be carried out on the car park situated at the ground floor of Olympia Terminal. Lever gear doors are replaced, lightning upgraded and air source heat pumps are installed. This project enhances the comfort of travel and reduces energy consumption of the car park.
  • Completed 10/2022

Olympia Terminal departure lounge renovation

  • The passenger experience at the terminal was improved with a more spacious departure lounge and a wider view of the sea. The renovation improved the functionality of the lobby, as some of the service desks and the old customs inspection facilities were demolished. The restaurant facilities were also expanded. The ticket inspection gates and their systems were overhauled to correspond with those already in use at other harbours.
  • Completed in May 2022

Onshore Power for berth EO2

  • The Port of Helsinki built a new onshore power connection at the Olympia Terminal berth EO2. 
  • This project was connected to the implementation of the Port’s carbon neutral programme. Onshore power supply makes it possible to reduce the climate emissions generated while ships are berthed in port. 
  • This project is part of the streamlining of the sea traffic between Helsinki and Tallinn as well as the development of the Europe-wide Ten-T network. The construction is partly funded by the EU investment project TWIN-PORT IV 
  • Completed in June 2021
Co financed by the European Union logo.