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Tin-Can ports expect 3,643 vehicles in 13 days

Lagos – The Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos are to receive 3,643 vehicles on board 10 ships in the next 13 days.

The “Shipping Position”, a document of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), issued in Lagos on Tuesday, reported that 3,143 of the vehicles were new ones while 500 were fairly used vehicles.

The document said that a total of 84 ships would berth at the ports before the end of April.

It said that 20 of the ships would sail in with various goods, while nine would bring in diesel, seven with petrol, three with kerosene, while one with aviation fuel.

The remaining 45 ships will sail in with fertiliser, bulk wheat, steel products, general cargo, ethanol, soda ash, bulk gypsum, bulk urea, bulk salt, rice and bulk sugar.

Thirty-one other ships are awaiting customs clearance to berth and discharge their cargoes at the ports.

Seventeen of the ships are laden with petroleum products, while the remaining ones are with steel, rice, fish and general cargoes. (NAN)


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