2016 September 8 09:18

Throughput of port Helsinki (Finland) up 2% to 7.64 mln t in 8M’16

In January-August 2016, the Port of Helsinki (Finland) handled 7.64 mln t of cargo (2%, year-on-year), the port authority says. In August the port handled 905,000 t of cargo (+3.2%).

According to the statement, the port’s passenger throughput grew by 3% to 8.03 mln passengers including more than 1.22 mln carried in August (+1.6% against August 2015).

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 2015, the port handled 11.4 mln t of cargo (+5.3%, year-on-year).