Lagos - Twelve ships are waiting to discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals within the Lagos Ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.
The ``Shipping Position,’’ a daily publication of the NPA, made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos showed that nine of the ships were laden with petrol.
According to the publication, two ships are to discharge kerosene, while a ship will discharge aviation fuel.
The document indicated that five other ships were waiting to discharge, rice, bulk wheat and bulk sugar
It reported that 77 ships, carrying different cargoes, would arrive Lagos Ports between Jan. 22 and Feb.19.
The NPA said that 11 of the ships would arrive with petroleum products.