18.04.2011

Strong growth in cargo and passenger traffic at the Port of Helsinki

First quarter statistics show 9% increase in cargo traffic and 6% growth in passenger traffic.

Cargo and passenger traffic are continuing to grow strongly at the Port of Helsinki. In March 2011, unitised cargo imports were 442,000 tons which was 4% more than in March 2010. Exports also increased by 6% to 410,000 tons compared to the same period one year ago.

During the first quarter of 2011, cargo traffic in the Port of Helsinki grew by a 9% to reach a total of 2.4 million tons. Imports increased by 11% to more than 1.2 million tons and exports increased by 6% to a total of almost 1.2 million tons.

Passenger traffic at the Port of Helsinki reached a total of 2 million passengers during the first quarter of 2011, representing a 6% increase on the same period one year ago.


Source: Port of Helsinki