Panamax -class vessel BM Matsuyama was loaded in Rauma in December. A few years ago, the Rauma fairway was deepened from nine meters to twelve meters. This allows larger ships to come to the Port of Rauma. At the same time Viljava was investing in a new generation of high-performance ship loader for faster loading of larger Panamax, Handy Max and Handy -class ships.
The export market for Finnish cereals in where the population is growing and the standard of living is rising, ie in the Far East and in the South and East of the Mediterranean. Grain is exported far and with large ships.