The Port of Mariehamn is a central gateway to the East and to the West. The port serves a number of passenger vessels from several major carriers on a daily basis. The ferries trafficking to and from Mariehamn are crucial for tourism and freight in the region, and for the local citizenry to be able to easily travel to the mainland and to Sweden. Cruise traffic to Mariehamn runs on a regular basis all year round, with around around 20 cruise ships from various countries visiting the port in the summertime.
Daily ferry traffic averages 15 vessels from Stockholm, Kapellskär, Turku, Helsinki and Tallinn, calling at the port’s six ferry berths. Regular carriers include Birka Cruises, Tallink Silja and Viking Line. Cruise traffic runs all year round on a regular basis. 24 international cruise ships are scheduled to visit Mariehamn during the 2019 season. The port is also a Member of Cruise Baltic, the network of partner destinations consisting of all major ports in the BSR.
Main cargo types flowing through the port include cement and sand. As of this time, ca. 30 cargo vessels call at the Klintkajen in Mariehamn, which can also be used for berthing when vessels are in need of inspections or minor maintenance.