Port of Helsinki

Helsinki is one of the busiest passenger ports in Europe and the main port for foreign trade in Finland

Helsinki is one of the busiest passenger ports in Europe, and the Port of Helsinki Ltd creates a seamless framework for sea traffic to destinations such as Tallinn and Stockholm. In 2019, a total of 12.2 million passengers travelled through the Port of Helsinki. 

The Port of Helsinki is also Finland’s leading general port for foreign trade. In 2019, the Group’s total cargo traffic was 14.4 million tonnes. The main export commodities are products for the forest industry, machinery and equipment, whereas in imports the most prominent product group are daily consumer goods.

The Port of Helsinki serves the business world and well-being of the Helsinki region and the whole country and has significant positive effects related to the economy and employment. Among the strengths of the port are frequent liner traffic, efficient infrastructure, good road and rail connections, and excellent services provided in cooperation with the port’s business partners. In 2019, the turnover of Port of Helsinki Ltd was 95.6 million euros. 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
  • Kantvik Harbour
  • Helsinki’s coal quays