11 fuel-laden ships to discharge at Lagos ports

29 December 2012, Sweetcrude,Lagos – Eleven ships are waiting to discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals in Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has said.

The ‘Shipping Position’, a daily publication of the NPA, made available to newsmen, indicated that six of the ships were laden with petrol.

According to the publication, three of the ships will discharge aviation fuel, while two will discharge kerosene.

The document reported that five other ships were waiting to discharge general cargoes, rice and bulk sugar.

It said that 87 ships, carrying different cargoes, would sail into Lagos ports between Dec. 27 and Jan. 15, 2013.

The NPA said that 18 of the ships would arrive with petroleum products.

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