Nigeria: 26 ships laden with petroleum, food, to arrive Lagos ports

*Tin Can Island port.

*Tin Can Island port.

04 May 2016, Lagos — Twenty-six ships laden with petroleum products, food item, and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from May 3 to May 19.

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 Tuesday in Lagos.

NPA explained that the expected ships contained buck-wheat, bulk sugar, general cargoes, frozen fish, crude palm olein, bulk charcoal, bulk gypsum, containers, diesel and petrol.

The document noted that eight ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with petrol, base oil, general cargo, ethanol and aviation fuel.

NAN reports that 19 other ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, bulk wheat, containers, bulk gas, Low Pour Fuel Oil (LPFO), diesel and petrol.

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