The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday that 101 ships were expected to arrive at the various terminals in Lagos ports between Dec. 7 and Dec. 31.
The NPA daily publication, "Shipping Position", made available to newsmen in Lagos, said that 20 of the ships would come in with petroleum products such as petrol (PMS), diesel (AGO), kerosene (DPK) and aviation fuel (JET A1).
It said that other expected ships contained fish, bulk wheat, rice, petroleum products and general cargo.
Other ships, it added, were laden with new and used vehicles, steel products, base oil, bulk sugar and bulk malt.
It said that 14 ships had arrived and were waiting to berth and discharge petroleum products at the ports.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that three other ships were also waiting to discharge bulk wheat, bulk sugar and vehicles.