No fewer than 18 vessels laden with petroleum products are waiting to berth at the Lagos seaport. The shipping position of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) obtained yesterday revealed that the vessels, including two other vessels, were being delayed to berth as they await release by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).
However, 32 other vessels conveying Premium Motor Spirit (petrol), general cargo, Jet A1 (aviation fuel), steel, sugar, wheat and fertiliser are expected to arrive at the Lagos pilotage district before December 29. The 18 vessels were labelled CRNAPP- Custom’s Release Not Applicable (West Coast).
Source: The Guardian