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Many of the problems experienced by exporters and importers relate to the ports rather than shipping companies.
Many of the problems experienced by exporters and importers relate to the ports rather than shipping companies.
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Government is progressing with plans to establish a state-owned "preferred national shipping company" to provide international and domestic services.

The Industrial Development Fund will finance the acquisition of "a strategic fleet" and Parliament will also appropriate funding for the SOE. 

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