11 ships discharging petrol, others – NPA

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NPA on 11 ships discharging petrol  and other goods at the ports
NPA on 11 ships discharging petrol and other goods at the ports

By Aisha Cole

Eleven ships are presently discharging petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday.

NPA explained that the ships were at the ports discharging buck wheat, petrol, empty containers, butane, bulk sugar, frozen fish and bulk gypsum,

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 28 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Lagos ports between Dec. 9 and Dec. 24.

NPA said that the ships would ferry into the country, bulk sugar, base oil, general cargoes, bulk gypsum, containers, aviation fuel, crude palm olein, steel products and petrol.

NAN reports that 21 ships were expected in Dec 6 and 20 ships in Dec 9.

The document noted that six ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser and petrol.

It will be recalled that 14 ships discharged  petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, on Nov. 25.

NAN reports that 28 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods were expected to arrive Lagos ports between Nov. 25 and Dec. 13.

NPA said that the expected ships would ferry into the country, bulk sugar, base oil, general cargoes, bulk gypsum, containers, aviation fuel, kerosene, soya bean, frozen fish, bulk salt, bulk sugar and petrol


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