Kotka (Port Code:FIKTK) is the largest exporting port in Finland with paper being the largest single export product. The port serves as a transit port for cargoes to and from Russia as well as products from the eastern part of the country. Kotka is located on the south coast of Finland approx 60nm east of Helsinki. There are 5 Terminals and Private Quays with good facilities for bulk cargoes, containers, oil products and chemicals as well as general goods. The port remains open throughout the year with the use of icebreakers. Approx 2,400 vessels, 11,300,000t of cargo, 570,900TEU handled annually.
After its creation by merging the ports of Kotka and Hamina in 2011, the Port of Hamina-Kotka has become Finland's biggest port. It serves containers, liquid and dry bulk, gas, RoRo cargo and project shipments and is important for Finnish export industries and transit traffic to Russia. The main export goods in addition to liquid and dry bulk are paper and pulp.