Twenty one ships are waiting to discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals within the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has reported.
NPA in its daily publication, `Shipping Position,’ made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos, indicated that nine of the 21 ships would discharge petrol.
The report said that three ships would discharge diesel; five, kerosene, while one would discharge bulk gas.
Similarly, it said that two ships would discharge aviation fuel, three would discharge rice and bulk wheat and one would discharge ethanol.
It added that 88 ships carrying different cargoes would sail into the ports between Feb. 5 and Feb. 29.
The publication said that 11 of the ships would arrive with petroleum products; while 14 ships would sail in with new and used vehicles.
It said that 46 other ships would arrive with containers.
The report said that other ships would sail in with general cargoes, bulk wheat, sugar, rice, bulk malt, fish and truck heads.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 16 ships are currently discharging containers, bulk wheat, salt, rice, general cargo and petroleum products. (NAN)