The total number of passengers recorded between January and June was 5.5 million, approximately the same as last year.

Regular liner traffic vessels recorded a total of 5.3 million passengers, which represents a decrease of 0.9%.

Traffic between Helsinki and Tallinn declined by 1.5% compared to the previous year, while traffic between Helsinki and Stockholm increased slightly, by 0.2%.

The international cruise traffic season, which will continue up to October, is also off to a positive start, with the number of passengers recorded by June growing by 13% compared to the previous season.

Meanwhile, between January and June, a total of 7.1 million tonnes of cargo was transported via the Port of Helsinki, representing a 6.1% decrease.

The amount of unitized cargo traffic was 5.9 million tonnes (-2.5%), the amount of imports was 2.7 million tonnes (-1.7%) and the amount of exports was 3.2 million tonnes (-3.2%).

The decline in the amount of coal imported is clearly reflected in the decline in the total amount of goods transported as well.

The amount of container traffic was 267,000 TEU, which was 2% more than the same time last year.

The number of trucks, lorries and trailers passing through the Port of Helsinki between January and June was 3.8 million, representing a reduction of 3.6%.