95 ships expected in Lagos ports in three weeks

No fewer than 95 ships are expected to discharge various items at ports and jetties under the Lagos Pilotage District (LPD) over the next three weeks.
According to a schedule of ships expected at the LPD released daily by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and made available to SHIPS & PORTS DAILY, the expected ships will bring in sundry consumer goods including bulk wheat, petroleum products, bulk fertiliser, new and used vehicles, bulk malt, frozen fish and a patrol boat.
The document indicated that some of the ships would also sail in with steel products, general cargo and containers.

The NPA said that two ships – MV Tai Health and MV Energy Ranger – were waiting to discharge steel products and bulk fertiliser, respectively.
It also reported that 10 fuel-laden ships were also waiting to berth and discharge at the oil terminals.
The document indicated that eight of the ships were laden with petrol; one was laden with bulk gas and another contained base-oil.
The fuel-laden ships will berth at the Single Buoy Mooring (SBM), New Oil Jetty (NOJ), Bulk Oil Plant (BOP) and Atlas Cove Jetty.

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