By Izuchukwu Ozoemena
Out of 29 vessels expected at the Lagos Pilotage District for Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 12 are laden with premium motor spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol. The ships include CHALLENGE PASSAGE, BRITISH SEAFARER, HORIZON THEANO and GOLD PAINT whose agent is West Atlantic. The four vessels are expected to sail in with 35,000mt, 3400mt, 37000mt and 37,500mt of PMS respectively. This is part of highlights of the Shipping Position obtained from the Nigerian Ports Authority Monday.
At the ENL terminal, GREEN GUATEMALA and GREEN MUSIC are expected to arrive with fresh fish whose combined tonnage stands at 6,409mt.
TINA THERESA will dock at the Apapa Bulk Terminal (ABTL) to discharge 5,700mt of crude palm oil.
Ten vessels laden with containers are expected to discharge at the AP Moler Terminal (APMT) while at the other terminals, goods such as bulk sugar, gypsum and bulk wheat will be brought in.
Motor vehicles awaiting berth at the Lagos Pilotage District for Tuesday include Team Tango bearing 13199.53mt of bulk fertilizer; Seaspan Saigon expected at APMT with 336 FLC containers; MSK Cunene which docks at APMT with 300 FCL of containers. Others are Desert Melody expected to discharge bulk urea at ABTL.
Green Seije laden with 3458.21mt of fresh fish will be a guest at the ENL as much as Amar Glyfada which sails into GDNL with 16,500mt of bulk wheat.
Motor tankers awaiting berth include Camden, Ocean Gladiator, Zonda and Nord Olympic. Others are STI Texas, City Port Moody and Chemstar Tierra bearing assorted products such as ethanol, PMS, AGO and bulk oil.