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93 ships expected in Lagos ports

20 December 2012, 13:04

Lagos - The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday that 93 ships laden with various commodities were being expected in Lagos ports from December 20 to January 11, 2013.

In its daily publication on Shipping Position made available to newsmen in Lagos, the NPA said that 35 of the ships were laden with containers.

It said that other ships contained wheat, palm oil, rice, steel products, bulk sugar, fresh fish and petroleum products.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that one of the expected ships laden with a yacht (a recreational ship) will arrive at the APM Terminals, Apapa on Friday.

The shipping position indicated that five ships laden with rice and sugar were waiting to discharge their products at ENL consortium, Josepdam and Greenview Development Nigeria Ltd. terminals.

According to the document, 15 fuel laden ships are also waiting to discharge their contents at the various terminals in the ports.


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