26 ships with petroleum products, others arrive Lagos ports

10 September 2015, Lagos – 26 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos between yesterday and September 20.

Alpine Aqualina carrying Saudi ULSD cargo.

Alpine Aqualina, a cargo ship

The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, stated this in its daily publication – Shipping Position – made available to newsmen yesterday in Lagos.

The document indicated that the expected ships contained general cargo, fresh fish, truck heads, containers, bulk gypsum, bulk salt, bulk sugar, bulk wheat, empty containers, diesel and petrol.

NPA stated that 18 other ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with petrol, bulk gas and crude palm oil.

The document explained that other ships were waiting to berth and discharge general cargo, bulk rice, military equipment, frozen fish and steel products.

Twenty-five other ships are in the ports discharging bulk rice, fertilizer, container, empty containers, truck heads and a repaired vessel.

The document stated that other ships were discharging kerosene, bulk gas, petrol, bulk soya bean, bulk wheat, crude palm olein, bulk wheat, frozen fish, and soda ash.


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