25 January 2015, Sweetcrude, Lagos – Twenty eight ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are billed to arrive the Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos in the last two weeks of this month, ending on January 31.
The vessels began arraigning on January 12, according to the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA.
It said in its publication, `Shipping Position’, that some of the ships were coming into the country with general cargoes, bulk wheat, containers, bulk sugar, steel products, bulk charcoal, bulk rice and petrol.
Specifically, 11 of the vessels had arrived the ports, nine carrying petrol, while the two others would bring in fresh fish and bulk gas.
NPA further stated that 19 other ships are at the ports discharging buck wheat, general cargoes, bulk sugar, base oil, bulk rice, containers and petrol.