Five ships laden with petrol and diesel have arrived Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos waiting to berth at the oil terminals.
- The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its daily publication `Shipping Position’ made available to newsmen in Lagos on Monday.
- The document indicated that three other ships with frozen fish and bulk rice had also arrived and waiting to berth.
- NPA stated that 35 ships were expected to sail into the ports from July 6 to July 18.
- According to the document, the contents of the expected ships are containers, general cargo, buckwheat, frozen fish, crude palm oil, bulk sugar, bulk salt.
- It stated that other expected ships contained used vehicles, kerosene and diesel.
- 20 other ships are in the ports discharging buckwheat, bulk soya, steel products, gypsum, general cargo, bulk bauxite, bulk urea, bulk rice, containers.
- The document also indicated that the ships were discharging kerosene, diesel, petrol, aviation fuel and base oil.
- Source: BusinessDay