31 ships laden with petroleum products, food items, to arrive Lagos ports

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Thirty one ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from March 7 to March 19.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication – ‘Shipping Position’ on Tuesday in Lagos.

Six of the expected ships would berth with petrol and diesel.

NPA said that the remaining 25 ships contained buck wheat, general cargoes, bulk sugar, steel products, bulk salt, gypsum, base oil, crude palm olein, frozen fish, soya beans ethanol, empty containers and containers laden with goods.

The document noted that eight ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, buck wheat, diesel and petrol.

Twenty one other ships are at the ports discharging empty containers, bulk wheat, containers, yellow maize, steel products, bulk fertiliser, gypsum, soya bean, bulk sugar, containers, ethanol and petrol.