14 ships discharge petrol, others

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NPA on 14 ships dicharging Petroleum products at the ports
NPA on 14 ships discharging Petroleum products at the ports

By Adeleye Ajayi

Fourteen ships are currently 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 are at the ports discharging general cargoes, buck wheat, bulk charcoal, petrol, empty containers, frozen fish, containers, bulk sugar and bulk gas.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 34 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Lagos ports between Oct. 14 and Nov. 5.

NPA said that the expected ships would ferry into the country, bulk sugar, base oil, general cargoes, slag, frozen fish, containers, crude palm olein, bulk charcoal, diesel, steel product and petrol.

NAN reports that 30 ships were expected on Oct. 10; 33 ships on Oct. 11; and 34 ships on Oct 12.

The document noted that seven ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with petrol, frozen fish, bulk fertiliser and crude palm olein.

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