8th December, 2014
Sixty-one ships laden with containers, foods and petroleum products are expected in Lagos ports from Dec. 8 to Dec. 28.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) made the announcement in its daily publication, “Shipping Position”, made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos.
The document showed that eight of the ships would arrive with fresh fish, while 21 others have containers of different goods.
It stated that 10 other ships were expected to arrive with petroleum products like petrol, diesel, kerosene and aviation fuel.
The document showed that five ships containing buckwheat were also being expected, while the remaining 17 ships would arrive with bulk rice, used vehicles, bulk fertiliser, base oil and general cargo.
It stated that five ships had arrived and waiting to berth with bulk rice, buck wheat, bulk sugar and bulk fertiliser.
The document indicated that nine other ships were also waiting to discharge petroleum products such as petrol, diesel, kerosene, crude palm oil and base oil.
According to the document, 22 other ships are discharging cargoes like buckwheat, ethanol, bulk rice, fertiliser, general cargo, containers, bulk sugar and petroleum products.