38 ships with products expected – NPA

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Cargo ship loaded with containers of goods
38 ships with products expected – NPA

By Aisha Cole

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says 38 ships conveying petroleum products and food items are being expected to berth at the Apapa and Tin Can Island Ports.

NPA made this known in its publications, ‘Shipping Position’, on Tuesday in Lagos.

It said that the ships containing petroleum products, food and other goods, were expected at the two ports from Aug.14 and Aug. 22.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 15 of the 38 ships would sail in with petrol.

The other 23 ships are carrying buckwheat, frozen fish, bulk maize,  general cargo, bulk salt, bulk sugar,  bulk gypsum,  base oil and containers, carrying different goods.

According to NPA, six ships have arrived the ports waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, container and petrol. (NAN)


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