13 fuel-laden ships arrive Lagos ports

Fuel vessel16 May 2013, 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.

NPA indicated in ‘The Shipping Position’ – its daily publication – issued on Thursday in Lagos that eight of the thirteen ships would discharge petrol, while three would discharge kerosene.

It said that a ship would discharge diesel, while another would discharge aviation fuel.

According to the document, two other ships will discharge bulk wheat and fertiliser.

It said that 84 ships carrying different cargoes would sail into the ports from May 16 to May 30.

The document indicated that nine of the ships would arrive with petroleum products, while 14 others would sail in with new and used vehicles.

The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that other ships would arrive with containers, bulk salt, general cargoes, bulk sugar, fresh fish, bulk fertiliser, bulk wheat, rice, steel, bulk, crude palm oil, bulk gypsum and palm olein.

NAN reports that 25 ships are currently discharging containers, soya bean, fresh fish, bulk sugar, bulk wheat, truck head, bulk urea and petroleum products.

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