No fewer than eight ships laden with various products including petrol are waiting to berth at the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday.
The NPA disclosed this in its daily “Shipping Position,” made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
It said that seven of the vessels were waiting to berth with petrol, while one ship had bulk fertiliser.
The NPA said that 30 other ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods were expected at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports between May 3 and May 26.
It said the expected ships were carrying buck wheat, frozen fish, bulk sugar, bulk salt, steel products, bulk gypsum, buck wheat, bulk fertiliser, general cargo, empty containers and petrol.