17 ships discharging petroleum products, other commodities in Lagos


Seventeen ships are discharging petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday.

The NPA said that the ships were also discharging bulk wheat, empty containers, general cargo, yellow maize, containers, container, soya beans and frozen fish.

About 31 other ships, laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive in Lagos ports between May 5 and May 29.

NPA said that the expected ships would bring base oil, general cargoes, containers, crude palmolein, frozen fish, bulk gypsum, bulk sugar, bulk corn and petrol.

It said that seven ships, laden with bulk fertiliser, aviation fuel and petrol, were waiting to berth.