By Aisha Cole
Lago – Five ships laden with various products, including petrol, are at the Lagos ports waiting to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Wednesday.
The NPA disclosed in its daily “Shipping Position’’, which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that three of the vessels had petrol consignments.
It said that two other ships would berth with buck wheat and bulk fertilizer.
NPA added that 27 other ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods were expected at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports between Wednesday and June 23.
“The expected ships are carrying bulk wheat, containers, bulk sugar, general cargo, base oil, bulk fertiliser, containers, empty containers, crude palm olein, bulk corn, bulk gas, steel products and petrol,’’ it said.
It also said that 16 other ships were currently at the ports discharging general cargoes, buck wheat, empty containers, bulk sugar, bulk salt, bulk gas, aviation fuel, frozen fish, bulk gypsum and containers.