Thirteen 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 the NPA made available to newsmen on Monday, showed that 10 of those ships are laden with petrol.
According to the publication, two other ships contain kerosene, while one ship will discharge aviation fuel.
The document indicated that three other ships were waiting to discharge general cargoes and rice.
It reported that 74 ships, carrying different cargoes, would arrive in Lagos ports between Sept. 24 and Oct. 4.
The NPA said that 19 of these ships would arrive with petroleum