Twenty seven ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Nov. 11 to Nov. 23.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication – `Shipping Position’, – a copy of which was made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos.
Eight of the expected 27 ships would berth with petrol, diesel and aviation fuel.
NPA said that the expected ships contained buck wheat, bulk sugar, general cargoes, empty containers, base oil, slag, bulk fertilizer, base oil, containers and petrol.
The document noted that three ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, bulk sugar and petrol.
It was reported that 14 other ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, bulk wheat, containers, bulk gypsum, empty containers, crude palm oil, clinker and petrol on Friday.
NPA explained that the ships were at the ports discharging buck wheat, clinker, petrol, diesel, empty containers, bulk charcoal, palm oil, containers and bulk sugar.
It further reported that 26 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Lagos ports between Nov. 4 and Nov. 23.
NPA said that the expected ships would ferry into the country, bulk sugar, base oil, general cargoes, ethanol, bulk fertiliser, containers, aviation fuel, crude palm oil, diesel and petrol.