Thirty six ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other commodities are expected to arrive at Lagos ports from June 8 to June 21. This is contained in the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) daily publication – `Shipping Position’ made available by to newsmen in Lagos on Monday. It stated that the expected ships were laden with petrol, kerosene, diesel, containers, general cargo, fresh fish, bulk gypsum and buck wheat, base oil, bulk fertiliser, buthane gas, and steel product.
The publication indicated that eight other ships laden with petrol, base oil and bulk rice also arrived at the ports and waiting to discharge their contents. It stated that 14 other ships laden with diesel, bulk sugar, rice, crude salt, buckwheat, were also discharging at the ports.