LAGOS – The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said 12 ships laden with petroleum products had arrived in Lagos ports.
NPA stated this in its daily publication, Shipping Position, which was made available to newsmen in Lagos on Friday.
According to the document, eight of the 12 ships will discharge 262, 907 tonnes of petrol.
It said the four other ships contained base oil, diesel and kerosene.
The document said that 11 ships had also arrived with rice, buckwheat, containers and bulk fertiliser.
It added that 54 ships are expected at the ports from Nov. 14 to Dec. 3.
According to the document, 12 other ships are expected to sail into the ports with petroleum products, two of which contain bulk gas.
It said that 18 of the expected ships will arrive in the ports with containers, while 13 others would sail in with food items such as rice in bags, crude palm oil and bulk sugar.
The document said that nine ships will sail in with general cargoes, while two other ships will sail in with used vehicles. (NAN)