Lagos - The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday that 20 ships were waiting to discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals in Lagos ports.
NPA, in its daily publication, ``the Shipping Position’, made available to newsmen in Lagos, indicated that 12 of the 20 ships would discharge petrol; three would discharge diesel; three would discharge aviation fuel, while two others would discharge ethanol.
The document reported that 97 ships carrying different cargoes would also sail into the ports between Nov. 19 and Dec 18.
It said that that 10 of the expected ships would arrive with petroleum products; five would sail in with used vehicles while six others would sail in with new vehicles.
The ships would arrive with rice, fish, containers, bulk salt, bulk sugar, general cargoes, wheat and base oil.
Meanwhile, 19 ships were discharging containers, fish, rice, bulk fertiliser, wheat, general cargo and petroleum products.