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106 ships arrive Lagos ports before Dec.30

Cargo-ship22 December 2013, Lagos – One hundred and six ships are expected to berth at the Lagos ports between Dec. 20 and Dec. 30.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) indicated this in its ‘Shipping Position’ made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the weekend in Lagos.

According to the document, 22 ships will sail in with various brands of vehicles; 10 ships with petroleum products and 44 others with containers.

The NPA said that the remaining ships would sail in with general cargoes, bulk wheat, rice and salt, truck heads, semi-trailers, gypsum, base oil, steel products and boats.

It said that nine ships laden with petroleum products and four other ships containing bulk fertilizer and wheat, as well as used vehicles, were waiting to berth and discharge their goods.

According to the document, 16 ships are currently discharging containers, crude palm oil, raw sugar, truck heads and petroleum products at the ports.


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