Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:45 pm
Eight ships laden with petrol are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from April 7 to April 12 to improve the supply of the commodity in the country.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication – `Shipping Position’, – a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos.
The document indicated that 25 other ships containing food items and other goods were being expected at the ports from April 7 to April 26.
NPA explained that the expected ships contained buck wheat, soda ash, frozen fish, bulk sugar, general cargoes, diesel, and containers.
The document noted that a ship had arrived, waiting to berth with aviation fuel.
Seventeen other ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, wheat, ethanol, aviation fuel, crude palm oil, empty containers, salt, aviation fuel and petrol.