The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has released a statement saying that three out of nine ships waiting to berth in Lagos ports contained petrol.
The agency made this known in its daily ‘Shipping Position’ which was released in Lagos on Thursday.
The official statement indicates that the remaining six ships were laden with diesel, bulk maize, bulk fertiliser and aviation fuel.
According to the document, 29 other ships with petroleum products, food items and other goods consignments were expected in Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports between December 14 and December 30.
“The expected ships are carrying buck wheat, containers, general cargoes, bulk steel products, bulk sugar, bulk gypsum, crude palm olein, empty containers, diesel and aviation fuel,” the statement reads.