By Aisha Cole
Lagos – Sixteen ships are discharging petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday.
NPA explained that the ships were discharging buck wheat, petrol, general cargo, containers, bulk fertiliser, aviation fuel, bulk sugar, soya beans and frozen fish.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 37 other ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive in Lagos ports between Friday and June 19.
NPA said that the expected ships would bring base oil, general cargoes, bulk fertiliser, buck wheat, steel products, containers, bulk sugar, empty container and petrol.
It said nine ships had arrived at the ports and waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, aviation fuel and petrol.