LAGOS – The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said that 38 ships laden with foods, petroleum products and other goods are expected to arrive at Lagos ports from March 2 to March 25, down from 39 ships expected on Friday last week.
The NPA stated this in its daily publication – ‘Shipping Position’ made available to newsmen in Lagos on Monday.
The document stated that 18 of the expected ships would arrive with containers of different goods.
It explained that five other ships were expected to arrive with petrol, three with kerosene, and one other ship to sail with diesel.
The document stated that 11 other ships would arrive with tug boat, base oil, fresh fish, bulk salt, bulk sugar, bulk gypsum, steel products and general cargo.
It indicated that 10 ships had arrived at the ports waiting to berth at the various terminals.
The document stated that two of the waiting ships were laden with petrol; six had bulk rice, while two others were laden with diesel and bulk fertiliser.
It noted that 25 other ships were discharging bulk wheat, bulk rice, general cargo, bulk rice, bulk sugar, containers, fresh fish, bulk clinker and petroleum products.