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96 ships expected in Lagos ports

19 October 2012, 12:48

Lagos - The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday said that 96 ships are expected at various terminals in the Lagos ports from Oct. 19 to Nov. 20.

NPA said this in its daily publication, ``Shipping Position’’ made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

The document indicated that the ships are laden with fresh fish, bulk wheat, bulk malt, bulk sugar, petroleum products, new and used vehicles, containers and general cargo.

NPA said that the ships are expected at Kirikiri Lighter Terminal, Josepdam Terminal, Ports and Cargo Handling Services Ltd., and the Tin-can Island Container Terminal

It added that other terminals where the ships are being expected include:  Greenview Development Nigeria Ltd., APM Terminals, Apapa and Ports and Terminal Multiservices Ltd.

NPA reported that 15 fuel-laden ships including 10 ships containing petrol are waiting to berth and discharge at the various oil terminals in Lagos.

It reported that three ships laden with rice and base oil are also waiting to berth at the ports.


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