A record high number of cruise guests expected to visit the Port of HaminaKotka the coming summer


According to the current situation, thirteen cruise ships are expected to visit the Kotka-Hamina region, of which 11 calls will be in the Kotka Kantasatama, Mussalo and Hamina port areas. In addition, 2 calls will be placed in the Hamina archipelago taking cruise guests to experience the nature of the eastern Gulf of Finland National Park. The cruise guests will spend a day in on the island, exploring the nature of the eastern Gulf of Finland.

The cruise tourism segment is expected to heal up to the pre-pandemic times also in the Baltic area despite of the global macroeconomic challenges and the on-going geopolitical situation. Up to 20 000 cruise guests and crew members are expected to travel with the ships visiting Port of HaminaKotka to experience the Kotka-Hamina region. The cities Hamina and Kotka, as well as the local entrepreneurs have in close collaboration together with the Port of HaminaKotka co-ordinated a wide range of services that will be offered to the international guests.

The season begins on the Ascension Day May 18th with Fred. Olsen’s Balmoral berthing at the Kotka Kantasatama city center port at 8.00 am in the morning.

The 2023 schedule of cruise ships arriving at Port of HaminaKotka:

May 18th, 2023                  Kantasatama
May 28th, 2023                  Mussalo
June 13th, 2023                 Mussalo
June 13th, 2023                 Kantasatama
June 15th, 2023                 Hamina
June 19th, 2023                 Hamina
June 24th, 2023                 Hamina
July 12th, 2023                   Mussalo
August 6th, 2023                Kantasatama
August 11th, 2023              Hamina
August 17th, 2023              Mussalo

Island visits:     June 3 and June 5

For more information:

Project Manager, Cruise Business Petra Cranston, Port of HaminaKotka, phone: +358 50 518 8895


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