Twenty six ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Oct. 31 to Nov. 23.
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 said that the expected ships contained buck wheat, bulk sugar, general cargoes, empty containers, base oil, aviation fuel, ethanol, base oil, diesel, containers and petrol.
The document noted that four ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, bulk sugar and petrol.
NAN reports that 15 other ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, bulk wheat, containers, empty containers, bulk gypsum, clinker and petrol
NAN recalls that on Oct. 28, the NPA said that thirteen ships discharged petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos.
It said that the ship discharged general cargoes, buck wheat, clinker, petrol, diesel, empty containers, frozen fish, containers and bulk sugar
It further said that 36 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods were expected to arrive Lagos ports between Oct. 28 and Nov. 23.
NPA said that the expected ships would ferry into the country, bulk sugar, base oil, general cargoes, bulk gypsum, containers, steel products, aviation fuel, soya beans, crude palm olein, diesel and petrol.