More vessels laden with assorted goods are arriving in the nation’s seaports located in Lagos, data collated by the Nigerian and Ports Authority (NPA) has shown. The authority, which has Alhaji Habib Abdullahi as the Managing Director prepares the data in its daily publication called Shipping Position.
According to NPA, about 32 ships laden with foods and petroleum products are expected in Lagos ports. The ships are already in Nigerian territorial waters and would continue to discharge their cargoes until May 8, 2015.
According to the document, 12 of the expected ships will sail in with containers while nine others will arrive with rice, bulk sugar, frozen fish, buckwheat and crude palmolein.
It explained that six ships would come into the ports with general cargo, while the remaining five ships were expected to arrive with premium motor spirit (PMS) popularly called petrol, base oil and kerosene.
The Shipping Position indicated that about 19 ships had arrived at the ports waiting to berth with rice, bulk malt, frozen fish, crude palm oil, base oil, kerosene, petrol, diesel and aviation fuel.