Nine 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 yesterday, reported that eight of the ships were laden with petrol, while one will discharge diesel.

The document indicated that one other ship was waiting to discharge bulk fertilizer

It also reported that 63 ships, carrying different cargoes, would arrive in Lagos ports between July 24 and Aug. 12.

The NPA said that 14 of these ships would arrive with petroleum products.

The document further revealed that the other ships would come in with bulk wheat, rice, bulk fertilizer, general cargo, new and used vehicles, steel products, base oil, bulk sugar and bulk malt. (NAN).


Information from Daily Trust was used in this report.