No fewer than 51 ships laden with petroleum products and other commodities will berth at the Lagos ports between May 16 and May 31, according to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
NPA announced this in its daily publication - "Shipping Position" - obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
It said two of the expected vessels would arrive at the ports with petroleum products, while 23 ships would bring in other goods.
One ship will sail in with secondhand vehicles, while 25 ships are carrying general cargo, bulk wheat, bulk malt, bulk sugar, steel product, crude palm oil and rice, the NPA added.
On the ships waiting to discharge their products at the ports, it said four ships were carrying petroleum products, while another four had commodities such as base oil, crude palm oil and bulk wheat.
Meanwhile, 26 ships are discharging containers laden with general cargo, bulk wheat, bulk sugar, crude palm oil, bulk fertilizer, bulk coal and petroleum products at the ports.