6 ships arrive Lagos ports with petroleum products as fuel scarcity hits harder

Six ships laden with petroleum products have arrived at the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Tuesday in Lagos.

The NPA made this known in its daily ‘Shipping Position’ made available to newsmen in Lagos.

According to the NPA, four of the six ships brought in petrol, while the remaining two ships are laden with aviation fuel.

Meanwhile, the NPA said it was expecting the arrival of 26 ships at the Lagos ports from April 5 to April 26.

Petrol is expected to be brought in nine ships, while diesel will arrive in one other ship, the NPA indicated.

Frozen fish, bulk sugar and buckwheat are expected in six ships, as three others will arrive with general cargoes.

The remaining seven ships will bring in containers, the NPA said.