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13 ships arrive Lagos ports with food, petroleum products

Tin Can Island port, Lagos.
Tin Can Island port, Lagos.

31 May 2015, Lagos – Thirteen ships carrying various products have arrived at the ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, said on Thursday in Lagos.

This is contained in the daily ‘Shipping Position’ published by the NPA, which was made available to newsmen.

The NPA said that seven of the ships arrived with food products, including rice in bags, frozen fish and palm oil.

It said that the remaining six ships sailed into the ports with petroleum products, including petrol, base oil and diesel.

The NPA also said it was expecting the arrival of 35 ships at the Lagos ports from May 28 to June 17.

The NPA, 16 of the expected ships would sail in with containers, while four others would arrive with general cargo.

It said food products, including frozen fish, bulk salt, buckwheat, bulk sugar and crude palm oil would be brought in seven ships.

Petroleum products, including petrol and bulk gas, are expected to be brought in four ships, the NPA added.
*Daily independent

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