Friday, 31 October 2014

NPA: Lagos Ports Expecting 40,000 Metric Tonnes Of Frozen Fish

About 40, 000 metric tonnes of frozen fish are scheduled to arrive in Lagos ports as 55 ships are expected to berth, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Thursday in Lagos.

This is contained in its daily publication - the Shipping Position – a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

According to the NPA, the 55 ships are to sail into various port terminals from Oct. 30 to Nov. 30.

A breakdown shows that 28 of the ships are to arrive at the ports with containers, while 11 will come in with assorted food items.

Five ships are carrying rice, while a ship each is carrying bulk malt, bulk sugar and crude palm oil.

Three ships are to sail in with buckwheat, the NPA said.

Seven ships will bring in petroleum products including petrol, kerosene, diesel, base oil and aviation fuel, while six ships will transport general cargo.

Two additional ships will sail in with 250 units of trucks and another 250 units of tractors.

The ships are to sail into the New Oil Jetty, the Fishery Wharf, and the Atlas Cove Jetty among others.

The NPA also disclosed that 15 ships had arrived at the ports with petroleum products, while another six ships laden with rice, fish and containers had also berthed.

Source: AIT Online

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