28 ships expected at Lagos ports with foods, petroleum products

 Twenty-eight ships laden with various cargoes are expected at the Lagos ports from Oct. 29 to Nov. 14, the Nigerian Ports Authority(NPA) said on Thursday in Lagos.

The NPA disclosed this in its daily publication, the ‘Shipping Position' made available to newsmen in Lagos.

According to the NPA, 11 of the expected ships would arrive at the ports with containers, while general cargoes will be brought in eight other ships.

Foods including rice in bags, bulk salt, bulk sugar and buckwheat are to arrive in seven ships, which petrol and base oil will come in the remaining two ships, the NPA said.

Meanwhile, 12 ships laden with petroleum products, general cargoes and containers arrived at the Lagos ports and were waiting to berth.