The Nigerian Ports Authority said on Tuesday that 100 ships, including one laden with 17,500 tonnes of bulk wheat, are expected at the Lagos ports between January 8 and 30.
The authority disclosed this in its “Shipping Position’’, a daily publication, made available to journalists in Lagos.
The document indicated that Golden Ship, carrying the bulk wheat, would berth at the Apapa Bulk Terminal on Tuesday, January15.
It said that 16 of the expected ships would arrive with petroleum products, 15 would sail in with new and fairly used vehicles and 46 containers of different goods.
The document showed that other ships would arrive with rice, fresh fish, bulk sugar, general cargo, bulk malt steel products, diplomatic, semi trailers and palm oil.
About 14 ships are already waiting to discharge petroleum products at the various oil terminals within the ports. The document shows that six of the existing ships will discharge petrol, three will discharge diesel, two will discharge aviation fuel, one will discharge kerosene and another ethanol.
It also shows that 11 other ships are waiting to discharge general cargo, bulk wheat, used and old vehicles, rice, containers.
About 19 other ships are currently discharging various products such as gypsium, bulk gas, container, fresh fish, wheat, rice, steel products and petroleum products.