The container throughput of the 3 major ports of Finland in 9 months of 2016 reaches 1 mln TEU, which is 7.5% higher than last year.
In January-September, 2016 the leading Port of HaminaKotka increased its throughput by 13.4% on a year-on-year basis by handling 427 210 TEU. The second largest port in container traffic terms Helsinki handled 343 055 TEU which is 6.5% more than last year. The port of Rauma’s turnover dropped by 3.1% y-o-y to 197 721 TEU.
The 3 ports’ total monthly volume in September reached 112 098 TEU which is +9.1% to August, 2016 and +16.3% to September, 2015. The below table shows the data for the particular ports.
|Port / TEU||September, 2016||September, 2015||Growth|
|HaminaKotka||51 944||41 841||+ 24.1%|
|Helsinki||37 811||34 501||+9.5%|
|Rauma||22 343||20 037||+11.5%|
The ports of Kotka and Hamina merged under the new name Port of HaminaKotka on the 1st of May, 2011. Today it is the largest port in Finland with a 38.8% share in total container throughput of the country.