Six ships laden with petroleum products are waiting to berth and discharge at jetties in Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) disclosed this in its daily publication, `Shipping Position’, made available to newsmen on Monday in Lagos.
The document also reported that a ship laden with rice had also arrived the port to discharge. NPA said that 31 other ships were expected to arrive the ports from June 29 to July 15.
The document indicated that the expected ships were laden with fresh fish, buck wheat, crude palm oil, bulk gas, petrol, kerosene, fresh fish, diesel, general cargo, bulk bauxite, bulk soya and containers.
21 other ships are at the ports discharging buck wheat, steel products, bulk rice, clinker, base oil, petrol, diesel, butane and bulk soya .