A Review of the Nigerian Energy Industry

101 ships expected in Lagos ports, Nov. 7 – 25

07 November 2012, Sweetcrude, LAGOS – THE Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, said on Wednesday that 101 ships were expected to arrive at the various terminals in Lagos ports between November 7 and 25.

The NPA’s daily publication, “Shipping Position”, made available to newsmen in Lagos, reported that 14 of the ships would sail in with petroleum products such as petrol, PMS, diesel, kerosene and aviation fuel.

Others would be carrying fish, bulk wheat, rice, general cargo, new and used vehicles and steel products.

The publication indicated that the ships also contained base oil, bulk sugar and bulk malt.

The document reported that 21 other ships were waiting to berth and discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals.

It reported that four other ships were It aiting to discharge bulk wheat, bulk malt and rice.

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  • Petroleum imports are a sad and shameful reminder of the Nigerian leadership’s inability to run the petroleum refining sub-sector.