13 fuel-laden ships to discharge at Lagos ports

24 September 2012, Sweetcrude, LAGOS – THIRTEEN ships are waiting to discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals within the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has said.

The “Shipping Position”, a daily publication of the NPA made available to newsmen on Monday, showed that 10 of those ships are laden with petrol.

According to the publication, two other ships contain kerosene, while one ship will discharge aviation fuel.

The document indicated that three other ships were waiting to discharge general cargoes and rice.

It reported that 74 ships, carrying different cargoes, would arrive in Lagos ports between Sept. 24 and Oct. 4.

The NPA said that 19 of these ships would arrive with petroleum products.

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  • Abdulfatah Mustapha via Facebook

    So pathetic, market women & other perishable goods sellers are counting thier losses, as trucks of banana, tomatoes, pawpaw etc now liter every where in lokoja after day 4 with out intervention from the govt. Scores of cars, trailers etc have broken down. What a pity women, children etc are trapped in the hold up, imagen 3 days with out taking bath, Truely nigerian govt is highly insensitive to the plight of the masses. May be we should seek help from Ghana, camerounian authority. What a shame to nigerian govt.