LAGOS – No fewer than 50 ships laden with petroleum products and other commodities will berth at the Lagos ports between April 10 and April 30.
This is contained in the “Shipping Position”, a daily publication of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) made available to newsmen in Lagos on Thursday.
According to the publication, four of the expected vessels will arrive at the ports with petroleum products, while 14 ships are carrying other goods.
A further breakdown showed also that six ships would sail in with bulk rice, while 31 ships had general cargo, bulk wheat, bulk malt, bulk fertiliser, base oil and rice.
It also added that five other ships carrying petroleum products were waiting to discharge their products.
Meanwhile, the publication reports that 24 ships are currently discharging containers with general cargo, bulk wheat, fresh fish, raw sugar, bulk salt, crude palm oil, steel product and petroleum products. (NAN)