Lagos - Nineteen ships laden with different
petroleum products have arrived at the ports in Lagos, according to the
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
NPA, in its daily publication, "Shipping Position" obtained by the
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said on Tuesday that the petroleum
products included fuel, diesel, kerosene and base oil.
It said another ship carrying containers is also waiting to berth at the APM Terminal, Apapa.
The publication disclosed that 93 vessels were expected to arrive at Lagos ports from Oct. 8 to Oct. 29.
Giving a breakdown, the NPA said of the 93 vessels, 41 would sail in
with containers, while 16 of them would bring in vehicles both new and
It added that 11 of the vessels would arrive at the ports with
various petroleum products, while 12 were expected to bring in food
items, including buckwheat, frozen fish and bulk sugar.
Five vessels will also arrive at the ports with general cargo and the
remaining eight are expected to come in with assorted items, including
truck heads and steel products, the NPA said.