The NPA made this known in its daily publications, ‘Shipping Position.”

It said that six of the ships would sail in with petrol.

It added that the other 27 ships would bring in general cargo, bulk sugar, bulk fertiliser, frozen fish, buckwheat, steel products, bulk fertiliser, bitumen and containers carrying different goods.

It also stated that 18 ships had arrived at the ports earlier, waiting to berth with frozen fish, butane, base oil, containers and petrol.

NPA stated that no fewer than eight ships were already discharging bulk malt, butane, bulk sugar, bulk salt and container.