The Port of Helsinki has received numerous national and international acknowledgements along the years. Vuosaari Harbour, opened in 2008, was one of the most significant infra undertakings of its time. West Terminal 2, opened in February 2017, aroused extensive interest amongst constructing and architecture circles.

Design, constructing and infrastructure

West Terminal 2
•    Steel Structure of the year 2017, Finnish Constructional Steelwork Association
•    2017 Finnish Lighting Award, interior lighting, the Association of Finnish Electrical Designers (NSS)
•    2017 award for well-implemented accessibility, the City of Helsinki Council for People with Disabilities’
•    Innovative Architecture 2018 winner, West Terminal 2 and PES-Architects Ltd., Rat für Formgebung, German Design Council
•  Baltic Trendsetters Club certificate 2018 for setting up the West Terminal 2, The Baltic Transport Journal

Vuosaari Harbour
•    2011 Be Inspired, Bentley Systems
•    Logistic project of the year 2009, Finnish Logistics Forum
•    2008 RIL Award, Finnish Association of Civil Engineers
•    Rakentamisen Ruusu 2008, City of Helsinki board of constructions
•    Noise barrier, Concrete structure of the year 2008, Betonitieto Oy
•    2008 Vuoden Itä-Helsinki Palkinto


•    2018 Greenest Port of the Year, Green Shipping Summit
•    Act of the year 2016, Helsinki Neighbourhoods Association Helka
•    2010 ESPO Award on Societal Integration, European Sea Ports Organisation


•    Dream 2009 Award Winner: Most Efficient Port Services, Helsinki, Finland
•    2004 Destinations Award Winner: Most Improved Destination, Helsinki, Finland, Dreamworld Cruise


•    The Best Website of the ports of North Europe 2018, HAZARD- project
•    Best of Helsinki Awards 2009, Best Winter Experience: Baltic Herring Fair