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Import Dependent Economy, 37 Ships Laden With Palm Oil, Foods, Expected In Nigeria

Thirty seven ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Lagos ports from June 22 to July 13, 2015.

This is contained in a daily publication – `Shipping Position’ – made available by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to newsmen on Monday in Lagos.

The publication indicated that the ships contained diesel, petrol, kerosene, crude palm oil, bulk wheat, ethanol, fresh fish and general cargo.

According to the publication, they also contain steel products, containers, bulk rice, bulk urea, bulk bauxite, bulk soya and buthane gas.

The NPA said that eight other ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with petrol, aviation fuel, kerosene, bulk rice and fresh fish.

It said that 25 other ships were in the ports discharging bulk wheat, bulk sugar, bulk soya, fresh fish, rice, containers, petrol, buthane, kerosene and steel products. (NAN)

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