49 ships with petroleum products, commodities waiting to berth in Lagos


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Forty-nine ships laden with petroleum products and other commodities are expected to berth at Lagos ports between May 21 and May 31, says the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ships itinerary is contained in NPA’s daily publication “Shipping Position,” released on Wednesday in Lagos.

A breakdown of the ships showed that three of the expected vessels will arrive with petroleum products, while 20 ships are carrying general goods.

One ship will sail in with secondhand vehicles, while the remaining 25 ships are carrying general cargo, bulk wheat, bulk malt, bulk sugar, steel product, bulk salt, gypsum and rice, it said.

Meanwhile, 17 ships are discharging containers laden with general cargo, bulk wheat, ethanol, bulk rice, containers, bulk fertilizer, bulk coal and petroleum products at the ports.

Six ships carrying petroleum products, it said, were waiting to discharge their cargo at the ports with two caring base oil.