26 Ships With Petrol, Food Items Expected At Lagos Ports
Nigeria’s ‘market’ is on the high seas.
About 26 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive in Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports, Lagos over the next 14 days.
From September 7 to 23, the ships containing buck wheat, bulk corn, bulk sugar, base oil, empty container, bulk maize, frozen fish, bulk salt, petrol and containers laden with goods, will arrive.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of which was made available to newsmen on Thursday in Lagos.
Already, 10 ships arrived the ports waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, bulk maize, steel products, diesel and petrol.
Meanwhile, 22 other ships are currently at the ports discharging bulk wheat, bulk corn, bulk fertiliser, general cargo, bulk gypsum, bulk sugar, frozen fish, petrol, buthane and crude palm olein.
Nigeria, Africa's largest economy depends on imports to meet most of its domestic consumption.