The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has confirmed the arrival of five ships loaded with petrol in Lagos, which is expected to end the resurfaced queues at filling stations in the city week.
This was stated in the NPA's publication, ‘Shipping Position’ and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos today, February 19.
According to the publication, 33 other ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from February 19 to March 9.
NPA explained that the ships contained buck wheat, bulk salt, bulk sugar, bulk coal, general cargoes, vehicles, containers, Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes, gypsum, petrol, kerosene and Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK).
It said sixteen other ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, soda ash, bulk rice, containers, steel products, diesel and petrol.