Twenty eight ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Oct. 17 to Nov. 5.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication – `Shipping Position’, – a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos.
NPA said that the expected ships contained buck wheat, bulk sugar, general cargoes, slug, base oil, bulk gypsum, frozen fish, containers and petrol.
The document noted that three ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with petrol, while other ships were waiting to berth with containers, bulk fertiliser and frozen fish.
NAN reports that 16 other ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, bulk wheat, containers, empty containers, bulk sugar, bulk charcoal, bulk sugar and petrol.