The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 22 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods at the Lagos ports from Aug. 24 to Sept. 4. The NPA made this known in its publication, Shipping position, a copy of which was made available to the News men in Lagos. The authority stated that the ships also contained bulk malt, bulk sugar, container, bulk gypsum, bulk soya bean, bulk wheat, bulk coal, soda ash and frozen fish.
It also stated that 23 ships were discharging bulk wheat, general cargo, container, bulk sugar, butane gas, bulk fertiliser, bulk gypsum, fuel, soya bean, automobile gasoline, jet fuel and sugar. The authority added that ten other ships had arrived, waiting to berth with general cargo, base oil, bulk gypsum, pipes, bulk wheat and petrol.