Helsinki Port

Company name:

Port of Helsinki


P.O. Box 800
FI-00099 Helsinki

+358 9 310 1621

Located on the northern shore of the Gulf of Finland, 82 km from Tallinn and 300 km from St. Petersburg, Helsinki – the Finnish capital– is home to the country’s primary international sea port, which handles over a half of Finland's imports. Port of Helsinki specializes in unitized cargo services for Finnish foreign trade companies. Its strength lies in regular and frequent ship traffic combined with efficient stevedoring operations. It operates in the heart of the city and in the Vuosaari area, each playing its own role in the overall port business.

Vuosaari Harbour is the centre of container and ro-ro traffic. Passenger traffic is mostly concentrated in the South Harbour as well as the West Harbour, where cargo transported by ferries also received. In 2013, the number of passenger exceeded 11,000. Being a part of North Sea-Baltic Corridor as well as Rail Baltica axis, the port is easily accessible both by cars and trains. The motorway of the sea between Helsinki and Tallinn is one of the busiest maritime routes in the Baltic Sea Region. Additionally, the harbour provides regular services to a huge variety of destinations all over the world.


C Bertschi Finland Oy
C Customs Authorities
R C P Finnsteve
D Hanasaari
R P Hansa Terminal – Vuosaari
R P Kanavaterminaali
D Kantvik Harbour
R P Katajanokka Terminal
R P Länsiterminaali
R P Makasiini Terminal
C MCY Finncontainers Oy
C Multi-Link Terminals
C Nurminen Logistics Oyj
R P Olympia terminal
D Salmisaari
R C Steveco
R P West Terminal
Total port area 639 ha
Land area 161 ha
Of which rentable sites n/a
Water depth 12.5 m
Total quay length 11,046 m
No. of quays N/A
  2014 2013 YOY 2014/2013
TOTAL 10.83 mln tn 10.55 mln tn +2.7%
Dry bulk 793 thou. tn 917 thou. tn -13.5%
Liquids - - -
General cargo 10.03 mln tn 9.63 mln tn +4.2%
incl.  Containers 401 TEU 406 TEU -1.2%
 Ro-ro 502 cargo units 484 cargo units 3.7%
Pax 11.3 mln 11.1 mln 1.8%
Ship calls 7,968 8,216 -3%
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