17 ships laden with petroleum products arrive at Lagos ports







The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday that 17 ships laden with petroleum products had arrived at the Lagos ports.
The NPA disclosed this in its daily publication, the ‘Shipping Position’.

It said that 12 of the 17 ships were laden with petrol while the remaining ships arrived at the ports with base oil, kerosene and aviation fuel.
The NPA also said that six other ships sailed into the ports with food items including bulk malt, bulk sugar and rice in bags.
The publication indicated that the NPA was expecting the arrival of 63 ships from Dec. 19, 2014 to Jan. 11, 2014.
According to the breakdown, 24 of the expected ships will sail into the ports with containers while 17 others will arrive with food products including bulk sugar, buckwheat, frozen fish and bulk malt.
General cargos are expected to arrive in 10 ships while only one ship will sail in with vehicles, the NPA said.
The remaining 11 ships are expected to arrive at the ports with petroleum products including base oil, bulk gas, kerosene and diesel, according to the NPA.
The ships are to sail into various terminals at the ports including the fishery wharf and the single buoy mooring.