21 ships carrying petroleum products, food items to arrive Lagos soon

APMT, Apapa
APMT, Apapa

Twenty one ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from December. 6 to December 24.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.

According to NPA  four of the expected 21 ships would berth with petrol and aviation fuel.

NPA said that the remaining 17 expected ships contained buck wheat, base oil, bulk sugar, general cargo, frozen fish, containers and petrol.

The document noted that five ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser and petrol.

Nine other ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, empty containers, bulk wheat, bulk salt containers, empty containers, diesel and petrol.