Leadership (Abuja)

Nigeria: Nine Fuel-Laden Ships to Discharge at Lagos Ports

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

NPA disclosed this in its daily publication, 'Shipping Position,' made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos.

It indicated that five of the ships would discharge petrol. The document said that two ships would discharge diesel, one would discharge base oil, while another ship would discharge bulk gas.

It said that one ship would discharge general cargo. The report said that 75 ships, carrying different cargoes, would sail into the ports between Feb. 19 and March. 10.

The document indicated that 13 of the ships would arrive with petroleum products, while 11 would sail in with new and used vehicles.

It said that 26 other ships would arrive with containers. Other ships are coming with bulk wheat, bulk sugar, rice, bulk malt, fish, truck heads and bulk fertiliser.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 22 ships are currently discharging containers, bulk wheat, salt, steel product, ethanol, general cargo and petroleum products. NAN

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