24 ships discharging petroleum products, other commodities in Lagos

Container port
APMT, Apapa

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

NPA explained that the ships were discharging buck wheat, petrol, empty containers, general cargo, containers, soya beans, diesel, rice, crude palm olein, bulk fertiliser, bulk corn, bulk sugar and frozen fish.

Thirty other ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Lagos ports between March 30 and April 22.

NPA said that the expected ships would bring base oil, general cargo, containers, diesel, empty container, bulk items which include palm olein, salt, fertiliser, gas, frozen fish, steel products, salt, and corn, empty container and petrol.

According to the document, three ships have arrived the ports and are waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser and petrol.