26 ships with petrol, diesel, other items, expected in Lagos

03 June 2015, Lagos – Twenty six ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other commodities are expected to arrive Lagos ports from June 3 to June 20.

Crude oil tankerThis is contained in a publication, ”Daily Shipping Position,” made available by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to newsmen on Wednesday in Lagos.

The document noted that the expected ships contained petrol, kerosene, diesel, containers, general cargo, fish, bulk gypsum and bulk wheat.

It said that 11 other ships laden with petrol, diesel, base oil, bulk rice and fresh fish had arrived the ports, awaiting discharge of their contents.

The publication stated that 26 other ships containing petrol, diesel, bulk gas, aviation fuel, rice, crude palm oil, bulk wheat were discharging at the ports.

Other ships in the ports are discharging general cargo, trucks, soya bean, fresh fish, containers and bulk sugar.


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