By Aisha Cole
Lagos – Twenty-four ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive in Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from March 28 to April 22.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) gave the indication in its publication, “Shipping Position”, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos.
NAN reports that three of the expected ships would berth with petrol and diesel.
NPA said that the remaining ships would arrive with buck wheat, general cargoes, bulk sugar, steel products, rice, base oil, crude palmolein, frozen fish, bulk corn, bulk salt, among others.
The publication also said that six other ships had arrived the ports with bulk fertiliser, crude palmolein, diesel and petrol.
NAN reports that 20 other ships are already discharging empty containers, bulk wheat, steel products, bulk fertiliser, gypsum, soya bean, bulk sugar, containers, rice and petrol.