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 March 2 to March 12.
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 Thursday in Lagos.
NAN reports that six of the expected ships would berth with petrol and one with diesel.
NPA said that the remaining 21 ships contained buck wheat, general cargoes, bulk sugar, steel products, diesel, crude palm olein, frozen fish, soya beans ethanol, empty containers and containers laden with goods.
The document noted that five ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, buck wheat and petrol.
NAN reports that 19 other ships are at the ports discharging empty containers, bulk wheat, containers, yellow maize, steel products, bulk fertiliser, gypsum, soya bean, bulk sugar, containers and petrol.