47 ships laden with fuel, containers expected in Lagos

15 December 2014, Lagos – Forty-seven ships containing petroleum products, foods, containers and other commodities are expected to arrive Lagos from Dec. 15 to Jan. 2.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its daily publication, the “Shipping Position’’.

Crude oil tankerThe publication is made available to newsmen in Lagos on Monday.

According to the document, 21 of the expected ships are to bring in containers, 11 to sail in with food items such as rice, buckwheat, frozen fish and bulk sugar.

It indicated that 10 ships would sail in with general cargo, four, petroleum products and a ship, vehicles.

The document added that 17 ships had arrived at the ports, waiting to discharge their contents.

It indicated that 12 of the ships contained petrol, kerosene, base oil and crude palm oil, while five others had food items such as rice and bulk sugar.


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