06 January 2016, Sweetcrude, Lagos – 34 ships would be sailing into the nation’s ports within the first 18 days of this month, the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has said.
This is according to the cargo movement programme for the period December 31, 2015 to January 18, 2016 released by the authority.
The NPA said in its daily publication, ‘Shipping Position,’ obtained by our correspondent, that 10 of the vessels would be laden with Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol.
15 other ships would arrive with containers, while three would bring in general cargoes. NPA also said that six ships would sail in with frozen fish, buckwheat and rice.
Last week, NPA also announced that 14 ships with petroleum products and general cargoes had arrived the country and were waiting to berth and discharge their cargoes at the Lagos ports.
Nine of those ships arrived with petrol, while others sailed in with base oil, bulk gas, aviation fuel, general cargoes and containers.