The Port of Helsinki expects 283 cruise ship calls theis summer. This could bring as many as 400,000 visitors to the capital. Both figures would be records.
Of last summer's visitors the big three national groups were from Germany, North America and the British Isles. Italians and Spaniards were distinctly fewer than before.
Calling at Helsinki for the first time this summer are the Norwegian Star on 13 May, the AIDAMar on 15 May, the Ocean Drweam on 19 May, the Costa neoRomantica on 28 May and the Adventure of the Seas on 21 June.