13 ships discharge commodities at Lagos ports

Lagos, March 24, 2017 (TNE): Thirteen ships have started discharging petroleum products and other commodities at the Apapa and the Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday.

The NPA explained in a statement that the ships were discharging buck wheat, petrol, empty containers, general cargo, containers, aviation fuel, gypsum, bulk corn, bulk sugar and frozen fish,

At least,  25 other ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Lagos ports from March 24 to April 22.

NPA said the expected ships would bring base oil, general cargoes, containers, diesel, empty container, bulk gypsum, bulk sugar, steel products, bulk salt, bulk corn, empty container and petrol.

The Shipping Position also stated that nine ships had arrived at the ports waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, buck wheat, diesel crude palmolien  and petrol. (TNE)

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