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7 ships laden with petrol waiting to discharge in Lagos ports

Seven out of eight ships waiting to berth in Lagos ports would discharge Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol, base oil, diesel and bulk gas, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Tuesday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the document noted that the remaining one ship would berth with bulk fertiliser.

Thirty ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Aug. 2 to Aug. 20.

NPA explained that the expected ships contained buck wheat, bulk sugar, containers, base oil, bulk salt, steel products, ethanol, bulk fertiliser, diesel and petrol.

NAN reports that 17 ships are at the ports discharging general cargoes, buck wheat, fertiliser, bulk charcoal, empty containers, bulk soya beans, bulk salt, aviation fuel, containers and petrol.



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