Lagos – Thirty-five ships are expected to arrive in Lagos Ports with food items, petroleum products and other goods from Thursday to May 10, according to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
The NPA said on Thursday in Lagos that the ships would sail in with general cargo, palm oilein, bulk, sugar, ethanol, bulk gypsum, buck wheat, bulk fertiliser, bulk rice, second-hand vehicles, petrol and fresh fish.
It said five ships laden with rice, crude palm oilein and bulk malt had already arrived at the ports waiting to berth.
The NPA also indicated that nine other ships had sailed in with petrol.
“Five more ships carrying base oil, kerosene, aviation fuel and diesel are also waiting to berth.
“Another 25 ships are currently at the ports, discharging crude palm oilein, bulk rice, buck wheat, general cargo, containers, bulk sugar, bulk gypsum, petrol, bulk gas and kerosene,’’ it said. (NAN)