27 Ships With Fuel, Food Items Expected In Lagos
Nigeria’s import bill remains unbeatable in Africa.
Again, the country’s Lagos ports will be graced with a total of 27 ships loaded with petroleum products, food items and other goods.
From August 7 to 21, the ships will arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) made the disclosure in its `Shipping Position’ on Monday.
NPA said that the ships contained buck wheat, bulk fertiliser, general cargo, frozen fish, bulk maize, empty container, Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK), base oil, aviation fuel, petrol and containers laden with goods.
Nine ships had earlier arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk fertiliser, bulk corn and petrol.
Twenty-two other ships are at the ports discharging buck wheat, bulk corn, bulk fertiliser, general cargo, diesel, truck, base oil, petrol, empty container, raw sugar ballast, empty containers and containers.
Last week, Bounce News reported that 20 ships were discharging petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-can Island ports.
It had also been reported that from July 17 to August 19 2017, a total of 30 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods will arrive at the same ports in Lagos.