Thirty-one ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos between Tuesday and Jan. 1.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) made this known in its daily publication, Shipping Position, a copy of which was made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos.
It said that the ships contained general cargoes, containers, steel products, buck wheat, rice, bulk sugar, bulk salt, base oil, crude palm olein, bulk charcoal, steel products, empty container and petrol.
Nine other ships, it said, had arrived the ports and waiting to berth with bulk rice, diesel, bulk gas, petrol, and base oil.
NAN reports that 19 other ships were already discharging buck wheat, frozen fish, general cargoes, crude palmolein and fresh fish.
Others were project cargo, bulk fertiliser, bulk charcoal, aviation fuel, bulk gas bulk sugar, containers, project cargo, petrol and diesel.