11 vessels laden with petrol arrive Lagos

Tin Can Island port complex.

Tin Can Island port complex.

25 December 2014, Lagos – The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday said 11 ships laden with petrol had arrived in Lagos ports.This was contained in NPA’s daily publication, the ‘Shipping Position,’ made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.

The document indicated that three other ships had arrived the ports with base oil and aviation fuel.

It stated that seven other ships arrived with food items including bulk malt, bulk sugar, rice and bulk fertiliser.

The document explained that 53 ships were expected to sail into the ports from December 23, 2014 to January 28, 2015.

It indicated that 27 of the expected ships would sail into the ports with containers, while 13 others would arrive with food products.

According to the NPA, the food products include rice, frozen fish, buckwheat, bulk sugar and bulk salt. It added that seven ships containing petroleum products were also expected to arrive the ports.

The document mentioned that the petroleum products to include diesel and petrol, while the remaining six ships would sail in with general cargo.

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