Fuel Scarcity: 5 Ships with Petroleum Products Arrive Lagos Ports

Lagos Port

Lagos Port

There might be some reprieve very soon for Lagosians who have been suffering untold hardship for some weeks now as a result of scarcity of fuel at filling stations across the city.This is because the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Tuesday, announced that five ships laden with with petroleum products had arrived the Lagos Port Complex waiting to berth.

The NPA listed the products in the belly of the ships as including: petrol, jet fuel, automobile gasoline and base oil.

The authority also disclosed that 22 other ships are expected at the port from January 24 to February 9, 2023. The expected general cargo will be delivering base oil, petrol, truck, container, frozen fish, bulk sugar, bulk gypsum, bulk wheat, bulk salt, jet fuel, automobile gasoline and bulk fertilizer.

Fifteen other ships, the NPA further announced, were discharging frozen fish, general cargo, container, bulk sugar, bulk coal, base oil, petrol and bulk urea.

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