42 ships laden with petroleum products, foods, expected in Lagos

fuel ship-vessel129 January 2016, Lagos – Forty two ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Jan. 29 to Feb. 23.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication – `Shipping Position’ – a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos.

NPA stated that the expected ships contained general cargoes, buck wheat, containers, bulk sugar, steel products, bulk salt, bulk gypsum, crude palm olein, petrol and base oil.

 The document noted that six ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with petroleum products and frozen fish.
NAN reports that 18 other ships are at the ports discharging buck wheat, general cargoes, bulk sugar, diesel, containers, bulk rice and petrol.
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