Thirteen ships laden with petroleum products, general cargo and food items have arrived the Lagos ports, waiting to berth, NAN reports.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its daily publication, `Shipping Position’ made available to newsmen on Thursday in Lagos.
According to the publication, seven of the ships sailed into the ports with petrol, kerosene and aviation fuel.
It indicated that six other ships came in with rice, soya beans and general cargo.
The document stated that 42 ships were scheduled to arrive at the ports between March 18 and April 6.
It said that 18 of the ships would sail in with containers, while eight others were expected with general cargo.
The document said that seven ships would sail in with rice, frozen fish, crude palm oil, buckwheat and bulk sugar.
It also indicated that the remaining nine ships would arrive with kerosene, base oil, aviation fuel and petrol.