26 ships with petroleum products, food, arrive Lagos ports


Twenty-six ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from March 23 to April 15.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) made this known in its publication- Shipping Position, on Thursday in Lagos.

According to NPA four of the expected ships would berth with petrol.

NPA said the remaining 22 ships contained buck wheat, general cargoes, bulk sugar, steel products, soya bean, base oil, crude palm olein, frozen fish, bulk corn, empty containers and containers laden with goods.

It said that nine ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, buck wheat, diesel, crude palm olein and petrol.

The 18 other ships at the ports were discharging empty containers, bulk wheat, containers, gypsum, bulk sugar, containers, bulk gas, aviation fuel, diesel and petrol.