Twenty four ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from March 15 to March 25.
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 Wednesday in Lagos.
NAN reports that seven of the expected ships would berth with petrol.
NPA said that the remaining 16 ships contained buck wheat, general cargoes, steel products, diesel, crude palm olein, corn, gypsum, empty containers and containers laden with goods.
The document noted that seven ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, crude palm olein and petrol.
NAN reports that 20 other ships are at the ports discharging empty containers, bulk wheat, containers, steel products, bulk fertiliser, fresh fish, bulk sugar, containers and petrol.