89 ships to arrive Lagos ports from July 1 to July 29

Local shippers01 July 2013, Lagos – Eighty nine ships are expected to arrive the Lagos ports from July 1, to July 29, the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has said.

NPA said this in its daily publication, “Shipping Position,” made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos.

It said that 14 of the ships would sail in with vehicles.

The document also indicated that 16 of the ships would arrive with petroleum products, while 29 other ships would sail in with containers.

NPA said that other ships would sail in with general cargoes, bulk wheat, fresh fish, maize, bulk fertiliser, bulk gypsum, crude palm oil, palm olein, boats, bulk urea, bulk sugar, base oil and bulk salt.

According to the document, six ships are waiting to berth and discharge petrol, while three other ships would discharge bulk malt and bulk fertiliser.

The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that 22 ships are currently discharging containers, bulk wheat, steel products, bulk fertiliser, fresh fish and petroleum products.

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