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64 ships laden with containers, petroleum products to arrive Lagos


LAGOS – Sixty four ships are expected to arrive Lagos ports with containers, petroleum products and other goods between Dec. 24, 2014 and Jan. 23, 2015.
This is contained in the daily publication – “Shipping Position’, made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Lagos by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
It stated that 32 of the expected ships would all sail into the APM Terminals, Apapa, with containers, while the remaining ships would arrive other terminals with Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK), petrol, diesel and base oil.
The document indicated that other ships would arrive with bulk sugar, bulk malt, bulk gas, general cargo, steel products, ethanol, used vehicles, bulk salt, fresh fish and bulk rice.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 12 ships laden with petroleum products had arrived the Lagos ports waiting to berth and discharge their contents.
The document stated that eight of the ships waiting to berth contained petrol.
NAN reports that 10 other ships had also arrived with bulk malt, bulk fertiliser, general cargo, bulk sugar, bulk gypsum and bulk rice.
NAN also reports that 21 other ships are discharging bulk rice, buckwheat, kerosene, petrol, crude palm oil, bulk fertiliser, bulk gypsum, containers and general cargo. (NAN)

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