Seventeen ships are 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 they were discharging petrol, general cargo, containers and diesel. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 29 others laden with petroleum products and other goods are expected to arrive in Lagos ports between May 12 and June 3.
NAN reports that 26 others were expected on May 8; 30 on May 9; 31 on May 10 and 30 ships expected on May 11.
The authority, in a document released in Lagos on Thursday also disclosed that four additional ships with aviation fuel and ethanol were also expected to berth.
According to the NPA’s document, ships laden with petroleum products and other goods are, however, expected to arrive at the Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos between May 11 and June 3.