Port information

City of Turku (c) Port of Turku


Turku is the oldest city and first capital of Finland, situated on the southwestern coast by a unique and splendid archipelago of over 40,000 islands and islets. The port is in a sheltered place at the mouth of the river Aura, which runs through the city. Right next to the port is the medieval Turku castle. Downtown is only 3 km away - a nice walk along the river. The riverbanks are a popular recreational area for both locals and guests - full of sights, shops, restaurants, pubs and happenings. Turku, the cultural city of Finland, offers a wide range of museums and events. Popular ones are the Sibelius museum (dedicated to the Finnish composer Jean Sibelius), Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova museum combining history, archaeology and contemporary art, the annual Medieval Market, the Night of Art and Turku music festival. Ruisrock, one of the oldest festivals in Finland, held annually on the beautiful nature island of Ruissalo close to the Port, attract visitors, too.

Port attractions

  1.  Turku Castle

    Turku Castle has stood guard over the mouth of the River Aura since the 1280's. It has witnessed major twists of Finnish, Swedish and Nordic history.
  2.  Turku Archipelago

    One of the largest and most magnificent archipelagos in the world, with 40,000 islands and islets in scenic surroundings, starts at the mouth of the River Aura.
  3.  Turku Cathedral

    Turku Cathedral, Finland’s national shrine, was inaugurated in 1300. It is regarded as Finland’s most valuable historical monument building.
  4.  Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum

    The old wooden houses saved from the Great Fire of Turku in 1827 can be seen at the outdoor Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum. Craftsmen present the work and skills of a bygone era in the summer.

Port views

Approaching the port of Turku from Turku Archipelago sea
The River Aura in City of Turku is a meeting place for both locals and guests.
Ruissalo island in City of Turku – a beautiful recreational area near the port.
The old library square in City of Turku
Enjoying the summer by the river Aura
The Old Market Hall offering fresh delicacies
Pette Rissanen

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Port facts

Nautical information

Max. Length For Berth, M:
Max. Draught, M:
More Info Draught:
Max. Air Draught, M:
no restrictions
More Info Air Draught:
No. Of Quays:
Quay Length Total, M:
Quay Depth, M:
Anchorage Available:
Anchorage Compulsory:
Passenger Terminal:
on request
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Ships Tenders Allowed:
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Airport Distance, Km:
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Are ships allowed burn HFO using:
✔ Closed loop
On-shore power supply to cruise vessels:
Only small cruise vessels, quay place pending
LNG bunkering supply to cruise vessels:
✔ Road tanker (truck) on the quay
Supplying alternative fuels:
Reception Facilities for Contaminated Ballast Water:
Reception Facilities for Waste Oils:
Passengers by Source in 2023
Calls 2023

Onshore Power

Onshore Power
OPS (Onshore Power System)
Shore power within the next 5 years
Defined Compatibility Assessment process for each berth and ship combination to IEC/IEEE 80005-1
Information/documentation from the ship for the port before the first connection
Additional requirements for first-time connectio/max. duration between connections before process reapplies
Connection Time
Connection time from all fast to full operational SSE (Shore Side Electricity)
Disconnection time
Uninterrupted power supply guaranteed by shore power provider whilst connected
Restrictions / Penalties / Insurance
Weather conditions/restrictions/other limitations for safe use of SSE
Penalties in case of failure to connect by the ship: weather/itinerary changes/technical issues
Insurance covering any potential damage caused by the SSE
Port Fees
Utility standard/usage fees in addition to kWh rate
Tax/duty fees applicable
Other fees related to shore power
Useful Information
Discounts/incentives linked to shore power usage
Berthing policy linked to shore power usage
Confirmation time of the vessel for planned shore power usage before ETA

Port contacts


Annika Schulman, Business Developer Cruise and Ferry
Juhana Herttuan Puistokatu 21, Turun Satama Oy, 4krs
20100 Turku


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Page last updated: 2023-11-08 11:53


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