Throughput of port Helsinki (Finland) in 9M'18 up 8.4% Y-o-Y to 11.38 million tonnes (table)
In January-September 2018, the Port of Helsinki (Finland) handled 11.38 million tonnes of cargo (+8.4%, year-on-year), the port authority says.
Transshipment of bulk cargo grew by 46.3% to 2,106,670 tonnes, container throughput grew by 4.1% to 380,480 TEUs. Turnover of trucks and semitrailers increased by 4.3% to 455,700 units.
Passenger traffic declined by 1.6% to 8.88 million passenger. The number of calls fell by 9.5% to 6,100.
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).