30 ships laden with food items, petroleum products expected in Lagos

Lagos, March 21, 2017 (TNE): Thirty ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive in Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from March 21 to April 4.

Eight of the ships are loaded with diesel and petrol, according to ‘Shipping Position’, a publication of the Nigerian Ports Authority.

The publication stated that the remaining 22 ships contained buck wheat, general cargoes, steel products, diesel, crude palm olein, soya bulk corn, base oil and empty containers, among others.

Nine of the 30 ships with bulk fertiliser, empty containers, crude palm olein and petrol have arrived and waiting to berth.

Fourteen other ships are already at the ports discharging empty containers, bulk wheat, containers, gas oil, bulk gypsum, bulk salt, bulk fertiliser, bulk sugar and petrol, the publication added. (TNE)

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