NAN – Twenty-four ships laden with foods, petroleum products and other goods have arrived at Lagos ports, waiting to berth.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Tuesday in Lagos that five of the ships were carrying petrol, while two had diesel.
The NPA said the remaining 17 would bring in fresh fish, bulk rice, bulk fertiliser, containers, base oil, palm oil and ethanol.
Forty-seven ships are expected to sail into the ports from Jan. 13 to Jan. 31 up from 29 ships which berthed on Monday.
The ships, according to the NPA, contain fresh fish, general cargo, containers, bulk malt, base oil, vehicles, containers, buckwheat, bulk charcoal, bulk gypsum, soda ash, bulk sugar, bulk rice and petroleum products.
It said 29 ships were currently discharging buckwheat, bulk rice, containers, general cargo, bulk fertiliser, fresh fish and petroleum products.