By Aisha Cole
Lagos – Twenty nine ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Feb. 22 to March 6.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication – `Shipping Position’, – a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos.
NAN reports that six of the expected ships would berth with petrol and one with diesel.
NPA said that the remaining 22 ships contained buck wheat, general cargoes, bulk sugar, steel products, cocoa in bags, technical, bulk corn, bulk fertiliser and containers.
The document noted that six ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser and petrol.
NAN reports that 14 other ships are at the ports discharging empty containers, bulk wheat, containers, bulk gas, bulk fertiliser, bulk salt, soya bean, containers and petrol.