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Fuel Scarcity: 18 ships carrying fuel waiting to berth at Lagos Ports

By on September 28, 2012

Eighteen ships are waiting to berth and discharge petroleum products at various oil terminals within the Lagos ports, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday.

The “Shipping Position”, a daily publication of the NPA, stated that 13 ships were laden with petrol.

According to the publication, two ships each are carrying kerosene and aviation fuel while one ship will discharge diesel.

The NPA document indicated that four other ships were waiting to discharge general cargoes, including rice and containers.

The publication further stated that 92 ships carrying different cargoes would arrive in Lagos ports between Sept. 26 and Oct. 22.

It added that 17 of the ships would convey petroleum products. (NAN)


Source: Vanguard