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Fuel Scarcity: Hope Rises as Eight Ships Arrive Lagos Ports

Posted: May 4, 2015 at 1:52 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

Nigerians who have been suffering the effects of serious fuel shortage, may now heave a sigh of relief as the situation will soon improve. This is because, eight ships have arrived at the Lagos ports with petroleum products.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) disclosed this on Monday May 5 in its daily publication, Shipping Position.’

The petroleum products include base oil, kerosene and petrol, the publication said, adding that three other ships also arrived with rice in bags and containers.

It said that NPA was expecting the arrival of 27 ships to the Lagos ports from May 4 to May 30.

According to the publication, quoted by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN,13 of the expected ships are to sail in with containers, while eight others are expected to arrive with food products.


The food products, it disclosed, include rice, bulk sugar, bulk salt, frozen fish and buckwheat.

General cargoes are to be brought in four ships, while one ship each would sail in with vehicles and kerosene, the publication stated.