Port Canaveral Receives 2,000 Metric Tons of Wood Pulp, the Main Ingredient in Making Toilet Paper
By Space Coast Daily // May 5, 2020
Port Canaveral received 4.5 million pounds of pulp
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BREVARD COUNTY • PORT CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – Port Canaveral discharged 2,000 metric tons of wood pulp this week.
Wood pulp is the main ingredient in making toilet paper, tissues, and other paper products.
That translates to almost 4.5 million pounds of pulp. The ship, named the Flora Schulte, was originally scheduled to Port Canaveral about a month ago but was delayed loading the product in Sweden because of the pandemic.
The ship first arrived in Philadelphia and then sailed to Port Canaveral. The pulp is from Sweden and will be headed to a local manufacturer for processing.
The same ship also delivered 5,000 metric tons of lumber, to support the booming real estate market in Central Florida.
Each bale weighs 2 metric tons and they will be discharging 2,000 metric tons in total…that calculates to 4,409,245 pounds of pulp,
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