Nigeria lifts tanker ban but shipowners question the move

Authorities in Nigeria have allegedly lifted its ban on a long line of tanker carriers, but tanker organization questions the move and warns shipowners.

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Nigeria has lifted a ban against 113 tanker carriers which has since July 5 barred the carriers from calling in Nigerian ports.

This is evident from a letter dated September 8 and issued by the country's state-owned oil company Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), according to several media.

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