Lagos – No less than 30 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos between Aug. 18 and Sept. 3.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its daily publication – `Shipping Position’ – made available to newsmen in Lagos on Tuesday.
The document stated that the expected ships would sail in with diesel, bulk rice, frozen fish, general cargo, repaired vessel, bulk sugar and base oil.
The document explained that other expected ships would arrive with container, bulk gypsum buckwheat, bulk fertiliser, ethanol and bulk malt barley.
NPA also said eight out of 14 other ships waiting to berth would berth with petrol, while six others would berth with kerosene, general cargo, bulk rice and frozen fish.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 23 other ships at the ports were discharging buckwheat, general cargo, crude palm olein, soda ash, containers, bulk diesel, bulk soya bean, kerosene, petrol and bulk gas. (NAN)