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Sri Lanka new port to offer ship fuel in May

Jan 6, 2011 7:16:14 AM - thecolombotimes.com

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) plans to start bunkering or ship fuel operations at a new port in southern Hambantota in May, its chairman Priyath Wickrama said.

A tank farm with a capacity of 80,000 metric tonnes is under construction at the port which was built with Chinese loans and contractors.

The tank farm should be ready by April 2011.