LAGOS – Forty one ships laden with containers, foods, petroleum products and other goods would arrive Lagos ports from January 5 to January 20.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said in its daily publication – ‘Shipping Position’ – made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos, that 22 of the expected ships would arrive with containers of different goods.
It stated that five other ships were expected to arrive with petroleum products like petrol and diesel, while four different ships would bring in fresh fish.
The document stated that the remaining 10 ships would arrive with vehicles, buckwheat, bulk charcoal, bulk salt, bulk ethanol, bulk rice and general cargo.
It further indicated that 10 other ships had already arrived the ports, waiting to berth with food items such as; bulk rice, fresh fish and bulk fertiliser.
It explained that nine other ships containing various petroleum products were also waiting to berth at the various oil terminals in the ports.
The document stated that seven of the nine ships contain petrol, while the remaining two would berth with base oil and Low Pour Fuel Oil (LPFO).
It noted that 22 other ships were discharging buckwheat, general cargo, fresh fish, bulk fertiliser, containers, bulk sugar, bulk gypsum and petroleum products.