Thirty one ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos between Monday and Jan. 2, 2016.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its daily publication , `Shipping Position’, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos.
NPA stated that the expected ships contained general cargoes, buck wheat, rice, bulk sugar, crude palm olein, bulk charcoal, containers, steel products, aviation fuel and petrol.
The document noted that seven other ships had arrived the ports and waiting to berth with bulk rice, containers, bulk gas, petrol, and base oil.
NAN reports that 13 other ships are at the ports discharging buck wheat, general cargoes, bulk fertiliser, bulk salt, bulk sugar, containers, petrol and diesel.