The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 23 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods between Aug. 18 and Aug. 25.
The NPA made this known in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Tuesday.
According to it, the ships are expected to arrive at the Lagos Port Complex.
The publication said that the ships contained containers, bulk gypsum, bulk sugar, base oil, frozen fish, bulk wheat, bulk clinker, butane gas, steel products, bulk maize, automobile gasoline, bulk fertilizer, corn and soya bean.
NPA said that another 14 ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with containers, bulk clinker, base oil and petrol.
The authority added that 17 other ships were at the ports discharging containers, bulk wheat, general cargo, automobile gasoline, raw sugar, bulk gypsum, automobile gasoline, butane gas, petrol, bulk sugar, corn and inballast.