12 ships arrive Lagos ports with petroleum products

 Twelve ships are waiting to discharge petroleum products at Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its daily publication - `Shipping Position’, which was made available to newsmen in Lagos.

The document indicated that 10 of the ships were waiting to berth with petrol, while others would berth with bulk gas and aviation fuel.

It stated that 32 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods were expected to arrive the ports from Jan. 8 to Jan. 24.

NPA stated that the expected ships contained general cargoes, buck wheat, containers, fresh fish, bulk charcoal, bulk sugar, ethanol, empty containers, diesel, steel products and petrol.

Twenty-one other ships are at the ports discharging buck wheat, general cargoes, bulk fertiliser, bulk sugar, bulk rice, bulk gypsum, containers and petrol.