[dropcap]E[/dropcap]leven ships are presently discharging petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Friday.
NPA explained that the ships were at the ports discharging petrol, empty containers, butane and other products.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 28 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Lagos ports between Dec. 9 and Dec. 24.
NPA said that the ships would ferry into the country, base oil, aviation fuel, crude palm olein, steel products and petrol.
NAN reports that 21 ships were expected in Dec 6 and 20 ships in Dec 9.
The document noted that six ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with petrol.
It will be recalled that 14 ships discharged petroleum products and other commodities at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, on Nov. 25.