Local-shippers1Eleven ships are waiting to discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals within the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.

The “Shipping Position”, a daily publication of the NPA made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos, reported that 10 of the ships were laden with petrol, while one ship would discharge ethanol.

The document indicated that three other ships were waiting to discharge bulk wheat and bulk sugar.

It also reported that 90 ships, carrying different cargoes, would arrive in Lagos ports from June 25 to July 4.

NPA said that 21 of the expected ships would arrive with petroleum products.

It said that other ships would sail in with new and used vehicles, general cargoes, bulk wheat, bulk fertiliser, fresh fish, rice, steel products and containers.


Information from NAN was used in this report.