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Findings revealed that some shiploads of bulk rice cargoes that had arrived some Benin Republic port terminals are still waiting to be discharged because the already discharged ones are yet to be moved into Nigeria from the warehouses.
The work, which the Japanese shipping firm has performed on its own, is being transferred to the new companies because the amount of work is set to increase due to growing shiploads of LNG the company is handling, Nippon Yusen said.
Since December 2002 the East Texas port has handled more than 130 shiploads of cargo in support of operations in the Middle East.
It took 56,000 tons of concrete and steel and a lot of worrying over deadlines to create the Millennium Stadium, a towering structure which was reborn from the rubble of the old National Stadium in 1999.: 20 shiploads of steel:The stadium covers an area 40,000 metres square on the ground and it would hold 1,500,000 cubic metres of liquid in its bowl-like interior.
Shiploads of Chinese textile products have been stopped by EU Customs because they exceed limits recently imposed to help stem a surge in imports that followed the end of a worldwide quota system at the beginning of the year.
Under the long-delayed deal, the 177-mile pipeline will be completed by the end of 2007 to link Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Bourgas with Greece's Aegean port of Alexandroupolis, a link that its sponsors hope will provide a faster, safer and cheaper alternative than carrying shiploads of oil through the Bosporus.
Maybe David and Victoria, with their fleet of cars, several homes, and shiploads of clothes, are symbolic of what Christmas has become after all.
WHEN Joan Burnie says she prefers shiploads of toxic waste landing in Hartlepool to a visit by Bush, she obviously doesn't have a clue about the dangers of asbestos fibres.
In the 19th century, sailors on whale and seal hunts took shiploads for food.
It's fair to wonder who really is the beneficiary of these shiploads of GM food aid: hungry Africans or American corporations hungry to open new markets.
The inability of other ports in the region to handle large shiploads of food underscores the need for investment in expanding and upgrading port facilities.
For example, how will our farmers cope with the product of Poland arriving in shiploads? Poland is the highest producer in the world of root vegetables.