The ferries serving Helsinki's traffic also transported 682,813 private vehicles, a 10.4% year-on-year increase.
Additionally, the Finnish seaport welcomed 58,502 travellers on board cruise ships, a 21.9% advance on the H1 2022 result.
Cargo-wise, 7.03mt went through Helsinki's quays (-8.6% yoy), of which international traffic - 6.9mt (-9.7% yoy) and cabotage - 132.2kt (+152.2% yoy).
The handling of unitised freight contracted by 9.1% yoy, down to 5.86mt, of which wheeled (ro-ro & ferry cargo) - 4.22mt (-6.7% yoy) and containerised - 1.64mt (-14.5% yoy).
Unit-wise, Helsinki took care of 330,299 trucks & trailers (-6.8% yoy) and 214,298 TEUs (-11.4% yoy).
The Finnish seaport also handled 674kt of dry bulk (-1.4% yoy) and 424kt of break-bulk (-16.6% yoy).