In January-April 2021, the Port of Helsinki (Finland) handled 4.7 million tonnes of cargo (+4.5%, year-on-year), the port authority says. According to the statement, handling of dry bulk cargo fell by 12% to 477,505 tonnes, container throughput fell by 3.3% to 161,616 TEUs. Turnover of trucks and semitrailers rose by 6% to 208,539 units.
In the reporting period, passenger traffic fell by 73% to 502,208 people.
The number of ship calls rose by 6.4% to 2,225 units.
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 2020, the port handled 13.3 mln t of cargo.