4 ships laden with 143,000 tonnes of petrol arrive Lagos

Petrol laden ships06 November 2014, Lagos – THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Thursday said that four ships with 143,000 tonnes of petrol were waiting to berth at Lagos ports.

NPA, in its daily publication, “Shipping Position”, reported that four other ships had diesel, aviation fuel and kerosene.

It said that seven ships with buckwheat, rice in bags and containers were also waiting to berth.

According to the document, the NPA is expecting a total of 50 ships from Nov. 6 to Nov. 27.

It said that 22 of the expected ships would sail in with containers, while 13 others would move in with food items like rice, buckwheat, bulk sugar and crude palm oil.

The NPA said that six ships were being expected with general cargoes, while two would bring in vehicles.

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