Fourteen ships are currently discharging petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday.
NPA explained that the ships were at the ports discharging buck wheat, clinker, petrol, diesel, empty containers, bulk charcoal, palm oil, containers and bulk sugar.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 26 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Lagos ports between Nov. 4 and Nov. 23.
NPA said that the expected ships would ferry into the country, bulk sugar, base oil, general cargoes, ethanol, bulk fertiliser, containers, aviation fuel, crude palm oil, diesel and petrol.
NAN reports that 26 ships were expected on Oct. 31; 26 ships on Nov. 1, 26 ships on Nov. 2, and 31 ships on Nov. 3.
The document noted that five ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, bulk sugar and petrol.