18 March 2016, Lagos – Eighteen ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from March 18 to March 29.
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 explained that the expected ships contained buck wheat, bulk charcoal, general cargo, bulk sugar, steel products, Rubber Tyre Gantry(RTG) cranes, containers, diesel, petrol and Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK).
The document noted that 10 ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with petrol, aviation fuel, butane, Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK) and diesel.
NAN reports that 17 other ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, fuel oil,, bulk sugar, frozen fish, bulk fertiliser, container, diesel and petrol.