Lagos - Eighteen ships are waiting to berth and discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals in Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.
Shipping Position, a daily publication of the NPA made available to newsmen on Wednesday, reported that 11 of the ships waiting to discharge were laden with petrol.
According to the publication, three ships are to discharge aviation fuel, another three will discharge kerosene, while one will discharge ethanol.
The document indicated that two other ships were waiting to discharge bulk malt and general cargoes.
It reported that 89 ships carrying different cargoes were expected to arrive the ports between November 14 and December 3.
The NPA said that 11 other ships were expected at ports with petroleum products.