Eighty six ships are expected to arrive the Lagos ports between Feb. 12 and March 2, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.

NPA in its daily publication, `Shipping Position,’ made available to newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos, indicated that 12 of the ships would sail in with vehicles.

The document showed that 14 ships would arrive with petroleum products; while 36 other ships would sail in with containers.

The report said that other ships would sail in with general cargoes, bulk wheat, semi trailer, rice, bulk malt, fish and truck heads and palm oil.

According to the document, 10 ships are waiting to discharge petroleum products at the oil terminals within the ports.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that 17 ships are currently discharging containers, bulk wheat, sugar, rice, petroleum products and general cargoes. (NAN)