Port of HaminaKotka throughput in 10M’2018 up 12.8% Y-o-Y to 13.57 million tonnes
In January-October 2018, the Port of HaminaKotka (Finland) handled 13.57 million tonnes of cargo (+12.8%, year-on-year). According to the port authorities, transshipment of export cargo climbed by 6.6%, imports grew by 29.5%, short-sea traffic – by 15.7%.
Transshipment of containers fell by 4.9%.
The number of calls grew by 10.9%.
The Port of Kotka is some 50 km from the Russian border, 280 km from St. Petersburg and 1,000 km from Moscow. Port of Kotka comprises ports of Mussalo, Hietanen, Kantasatama, berth Puolanlaituri (Polish berth), berth Halla, and also port premises Sunila. Port of Hamina is the eastern port of Finland located 35 km from the Russian border. In 2017, the port handled 14.66 mln t of cargo.