After the difficult times of the pandemic, 2022 brought an all-time cargo record for the Port of Helsinki, and the recovery of passenger traffic got off to a good start. The City Board took a positive advance position on the Port’s development programme, and planning for the centralisation of ship traffic continued at full speed.
After years of losses caused by the pandemic, the upturn in traffic brought the Port of Helsinki’s turnover close to its pre-pandemic level. The result was just short of positive, as the Port, like everyone else, was affected by the drastic increase in costs.
In 2022, a total of 15.2 million tonnes of goods were transported via the Port of Helsinki group. The volume grew more than the market at large. The total number of passengers at the Port of Helsinki was 8.1 million, doubling from the previous year.
A particular focus during the year was on continuity management; how the Port of Helsinki, as a critical operator, together with other operators, can maintain its resilience in the future.
The economic outlook for 2023 is positive and the development programme as well as the Port’s renewed strategy gives us clear guidelines for profitable and sustainable growth.
Port of Helsinki Annual Report has been published on line in Finnish and in English.