81 ships expected in Lagos ports from Jan 28 – Feb 26

26 January 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, on Friday said 81 ships were expected at the various terminals in Lagos ports between January 28 and February 26.

The NPA daily publication “Shipping Position”, made available to newsmen in Lagos, said 14 of the ships would sail in with petroleum products.

It said that 12 ships laden with petroleum products were waiting to berth at the Atlas Cove Jetty, New Oil Jetty, Single Buoy Mooring and Ibafon terminal, all within the Lagos Ports.

According to the publication, seven ships will discharge fuel; two would discharge aviation fuel; two others would discharge kerosene; while one would discharge diesel.

Other ships were laden with fish, bulk wheat, rice, general cargo, new and used vehicles, steel products, base oil, rice and bulk wheat, the NPA said.

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