Leadership (Abuja)

27 February 2013

Nigeria: Ninety-Seven Ships to Arrive Lagos Ports in One Month

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says 97 ships will arrive at the various terminals in Lagos ports between Feb. 27 and March 27.

The NPA disclosed this in its daily publication, "Shipping Position", made available to newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday.

It said that the ships were carrying fish, bulk wheat, rice, petroleum products, general cargo, vehicles, steel products, base oil, bulk sugar and bulk malt.

The document indicated that 15 of the ships would come in with petroleum products like petrol, diesel, kerosene and aviation fuel.

It said that 13 ships were already waiting to berth and discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals.

Two other ships are waiting to discharge rice and general cargoes.

 - NAN

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