30 ships with petrol,food expected

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30 ships with petrol, others expected

By Aisha Cole

Some 30 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from June 1 to June 19.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) made the disclosure in the latest edition of its publication, `Shipping Position’, given to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos.

NPA said that the ships contained buck wheat, bulk fertiliser, general cargo, empty containers, bulk corn, bulk sugar, base oil, bulk salt, crude palmlein, petrol and containers laden with goods.

Eight ships had earlier arrived at the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, bulk corn, buck wheat and petrol.

Fifteen other ships are discharging buck wheat, steel products, crude palmlein, base oil, bulk sugar, bulk gas, general cargo, bulk fertiliser and containers.

It will be recalled that thirty-three ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive at Apapa port and Tin-Can Island port in Lagos from Thursday to June 19.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication, `Shipping Position’, on Thursday in Lagos.

It said that the ships contained buck wheat, bulk fertiliser, general cargo, empty containers, diesel, bulk corn, bulk sugar, base oil, petrol and containers laden with goods.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 15 other ships had arrived at the ports earlier, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, aviation fuel, base oil and petrol.

Also, 17 other ships are currently at the ports discharging buck wheat, steel products, crude palmolein, general cargo, frozen fish, containers and aviation fuel.

 


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