27 ships laden with petroleum products, food items, to arrive Lagos

TWENTY seven ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from December 1 to December19.

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 Thursday in Lagos.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that seven of the expected 27 ships would berth with petrol, diesel and aviation fuel.

NPA said that the remaining 20 expected ships contained buck wheat, bulk gypsum, base oil, bulk salt, soya beans, frozen fish, steel products, containers and petrol.

The document noted that five ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, frozen fish and petrol.

NAN reports that nine other ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, empty containers, bulk wheat, containers, empty containers, bulk gas, diesel kerosene and petrol.