By Francis Ogwo
About 23 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are being expected to berth at Lagos ports from Decemner 25th to January 5th, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has revealed.
The disclosure was made public by the NPA in its publication, `Shipping Position’, released on Friday.
Information from the NPA revealed that the ships are expected to arrive at the Lagos Port Complex while adding that the ships contained bulk sugar, bulk wheat, general cargo, frozen fish, butane gas, bulk malt, containers, automobile gasoline, bulk gypsum and bulk salt.
Speaking further, it said that 11 ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with bulk wheat, container, and petrol while also adding that 16 other ships were at the ports discharging general cargo, bulk wheat, petrol, frozen fish, automobile gasoline, jet fuel, bulk fertiliser and containers.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is a Federal Government Agency that governs and operates the Ports in Nigeria. The major Ports include; Lagos Port Complex and Tin Can Island Port Complex both in Lagos State, the Calabar Port Complex in Cross River State, the Delta Ports in Warri, Delta State and the Rivers Port Complex and Onne Port Complex both in Rivers State.