11 vessels carrying petroleum products arrive Lagos weekend

By The Citizen

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday said that 11 vessels carrying petroleum products had arrived at the Lagos ports.

NPA said that the vessels laden with petrol, kerosene and base oil were waiting to berth at various terminals at the ports.

The ships position was contained in NPA's daily publication, the 'Shipping Position'released in Lagos.

According to the publication, two other vessels carrying containers were also waiting to berth.

The NPA also said that it was expecting the arrival of 106 vessels from Jan. 31 to Feb. 28

It said 44 of the 106 vessels would arrive at the ports with containers, while 21 other vessels would sail in with food items including buckwheat and rice.

It also said that 18 vessels would arrive with petroleum products including base oil, aviation fuel, diesel and kerosene.

Vehicles are expected to arrive at the ports in 16 vessels while seven vessels would bring in general cargo including steel products, the NPA said.