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Pre Arrival:  Overview | Location | Charts | Limits   ...
Arrival:  Approach | Pilots | Anchor
Communications:  Pratique | VHF | VTS/Radar
Berthing Ops:  Tugs | Berths
Cargo:  Bulk | Containers | Other | Tankers | Cranes   ...
Pollution:  Ballast | Waste | Slops
Facilities:  Medical | Water | Fuel | Services | Drydock   ...
Security:  Police etc | Security
Local Info:  Delays
Shore:  Consuls | Tel. | Airport | Connections | Banks
Misc:  Authority | Agent

Summary

Max. Size:  Breakbulk:  Depth 6.4 m. Containers:  Depth 10.0 m. Ro-Ro:  Depth 10.0 m. Bulk:  Depth 10.0 m. Tankers:  Depth 8.5 m.
Fuel:  By road tanker.
Airport:  Pori Int'l, 50 km.
Repairs/Drydocks:  280 x 80 x 10 m.
Medical:  Hospital available. Notice recommended.

FIRAU

OVERVIEW:  Multipurpose port, handles dry and liquid bulk, containers, breakbulk and Ro-Ro. Port is open all year round
LOCATION:  On the SW coastline of Finland in the Gulf of Bothnia. Rauma lies 92 km. north of Turku and 50 km. south of Pori.
CHARTS:  BA Charts No. 2298 and 8237.
Publications:  BA Baltic Pilot, Vol. 3, NP 20.
PORT LIMITS:  Tankkarit (south), Riskonpoella (north).
DOCUMENTS: 
2 Crew Lists
   Customs Documents
1 Passenger List
   Registry Certificate
   Ship's Register
ISPS COMPLIANCE:  Port is compliant.
MAX. SIZE:  Breakbulk:  Depth 6.4 m.
Containers:  Depth 10.0 m.
Ro-Ro:  Depth 10.0 m.
Bulk:  Depth 10.0 m.
Tankers:  Depth 8.5 m.
DENSITY:  1004–1003.
APPROACHES:  There are two approach channels: Rihtniemi, depth 10.0 m., and Valkeakari, depth 7.5 m.
In the West Coast VTS area there is a permanent passing and overtaking prohibition in the Rauma Rihtniemi Channel between Long. 021° 15.5′ E and Long. 021° 23.8′ E…