Transport and tourism

Foreign shipping traffic

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF)
Statistics on foreign shipping traffic describe waterborne transport of goods and passengers between Finland and foreign countries as well as on the number of vessels in international transport calling Finnish ports. The data are obtained from the PortNet system and published monthly and annually.


Statistics Finland


According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, the goods volume of foreign sea transport was in total 8.3 million tonnes in May 2022. Sea transport increased by 15 per cent from last year's May. Exports decreased by one per cent and were 4.1 million tonnes. Import volume increased by 38 per cent and were 4.2 million tonnes. Altogether 1.1 million persons were transported in passenger traffic, which was 66 per cent of the level before the corona pandemic.

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release | Foreign shipping traffic 2022, May
release | Foreign shipping traffic 2022, April
release | Foreign shipping traffic 2022, March

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See key statistical data in the tables.

Sjötransport av transportfordon efter ham

TotalAutomobilesBusesTrucksTrailersOther transport equipment
Eckerö40,90538,5931252,1843data missing
Hanko82,104148data missing3,13678,820data missing
Kemi3,049data missingdata missing33692,947
Haminakotka4,909data missingdata missing304,879data missing
Långnäs82764641140data missingdata missing
Naantali52,9406,06375540,7505,372data missing
Oulu4,245data missingdata missing132513,981
Pietarsaari186data missingdata missing3612327
Rauma784data missingdata missing5779data missing
Uusikaupunki23,462data missingdata missing33423,128data missing
Vaasa23,60514,116918,453data missing945

Carriage of containers by sea by port [FIRST]-[LAST]


Passenger Traffic between Finland and foreign countries by port and country

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