36 Ships Laden with Petroleum Products, Foods Expected in Lagos

Thirty six ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from Jan. 18 to Jan. 31.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication - `Shipping Position’,- a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Lagos.

NPA explained that the expected ships contained general cargoes, buck wheat, containers, bulk sugar, steel products, bulk charcoal, bulk gas, diesel, petrol and base oil. The document noted that eight other ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with petroleum products and frozen fish.

NAN reports that 12 other ships are at the ports discharging buck wheat, general cargoes, bulk rice and petrol.