Twelve ships are waiting to discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals within the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said.
The Shipping Position, a daily publication of NPA issued on Wednesday in Lagos, indicated that nine of the twelve ships would discharge petrol, while three would discharge kerosene.
According to the document, six other ships will discharge bulk salt, container, bulk wheat, new vehicles, crude oil and bulk sugar.
It said that 91 ships, carrying different cargoes, would sail into the ports from June 12 to June 29.
The document indicated that 11 of the ships would arrive with petroleum products, while 21 others would sail in with new and used vehicles.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that other ships would arrive with containers, bulk salt, general cargoes, bulk sugar, fresh fish, bulk fertiliser, bulk wheat, steel product, bulk, crude oil, maize, empty containers, bulk malt and bulk gypsum .
NAN reports that 20 ships are currently discharging containers, bulk urea fertiliser, general cargo, bulk wheat, fresh fish, bulk sugar, crude oil and petroleum products