5 ships laden with petrol to discharge in Lagos ports


Five ships have arrived Lagos ports, waiting to discharge Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication – `Shipping Position’, – a copy of which was made available on Friday in Lagos. The document noted that 33 other ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from Feb. 19 to March 9. NPA explained that the expected ships contained buck wheat, bulk salt, bulk sugar, bulk coal, general cargoes, vehicles, containers, Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes, gypsum, petrol, kerosene and Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK). 16 other ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, soda ash, bulk rice, containers, steel products, diesel and petrol.

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