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17 ships arrive Lagos ports with petroleum products


LAGOS – The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday that 17 ships laden with petroleum products had arrived at the Lagos ports, waiting to discharge.
The NPA disclosed this in its daily publication, the ‘Shipping Position’ made available to newsmen in Lagos.
It said that 12 of the 17 ships were laden with petrol, while the remaining ships contained base oil, kerosene and aviation fuel.
It said that six other ships sailed into the ports with food items like bulk malt, bulk sugar and rice in bags.
The document indicated that NPA was expecting 63 other ships between Dec. 19, 2014 and Jan. 11, 2015.
According to it, 24 of the expected ships will arrive at the ports with containers, while 17 others will arrive with bulk sugar, buckwheat, frozen fish and bulk malt.
It stated that 10 ships would sail in with general cargo, while one ship had vehicles as its consignment.
The NPA said that the remaining 11 ships would arrive at the ports with petroleum products, including base oil, bulk gas, kerosene and diesel. (NAN)

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