8 ships arrive Lagos ports with petrol, other commodities

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Eight ships laden with petrol and other commodities are to berth in Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday.

Newsverge reports that the document noted that four of the ships contained petrol, while other ships would berth with empty containers, crude palm olein and bulk fertiliser.

The document stated that 22 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods were expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from March 16 to March 27.

NPA said that the expected ships contained buck wheat, containers, base oil, bulk corn, bulk sugar, bulk gypsum, bulk salt, cargoes, bulk fertiliser, empty containers, kerosene and petrol.

NAN reports that 17 other ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, buck wheat, empty containers, petrol and butane.