16 January 2013

Nigeria: 25 Fuel-Laden Ships Waiting to Discharge At Lagos Ports

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Cargo ship.

Twenty five ships are waiting to discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals within the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.

NPA, in its daily 'Shipping Position', made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Lagos, said that 14 of the ships would discharge petrol, while three ships would discharge diesel.

It said that three ships would discharge kerosene, three others would discharge diesel, while ethanol and base oil would be discharged by a ship each.

NPA reports that nine ships would discharge rice, fresh fish, containers, bulk sugar, and fertilizer.

It added that 68 ships carrying different cargoes were expected to sail into the ports between Jan. 16 and Jan. 31.

According to the shipping position, seven of the expected ships would arrive with petroleum products while 11 would sail in with new vehicles. (NAN)

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