Ports of Stockholm reports record volumes in 2018
Ports of Stockholm summarizes 2018 as a record revenue year, with stable freight volumes and a record number of cruise passengers, the company said in its release.
The figures summary for 2018 shows a new revenue record of SEK 866 million, SEK 10 million more than the record set in 2017. The total freight volume at Ports of Stockholm is high and stable, and the cruise passenger numbers also reached record figures. The number of ferry passengers also increased to more than 11 million.
Over a six-year period that is nearing its conclusion, Ports of Stockholm has made major investments in three ports to meet growth, sustainable urban development, and future shipping needs.
Ports of Stockholm is by far the biggest passenger port in Sweden, with more than 16 million passengers travelling by ferry, cruise ship or on archipelago services in 2018.
The number of ferry passengers was again the highest in Sweden, with more than 11 million passengers travelling during 2018, an increase compared to the previous year.
In the international cruise segment 2018 was a new record year, with passenger numbers increasing to 1 070 000. This is up by 50 000 passengers compared to the previous record year in 2017.
2018 was another good year, with high freight volumes within the RoRo and container segments. A total of 9.6 million tonnes of freight was transported via Ports of Stockholm during 2018, which equates to the same amount of freight as in the previous record year. RoRo freight transport increased by four percent to 7.2 million, and container volumes reached a total 57 400 TEU. Ports of Stockholm is Sweden’s third-biggest freight port.
Properties represent almost 30 percent of total revenue for Ports of Stockholm. Over ten years property revenue has doubled, which is the result of a long-term and systematic strategy. There are 350 tenants in premises of approximately 200 000 m².