By Izuchukwu Ozoemena
Commodities awaiting discharge at the Lagos Ports as at September 19, 2018 include soya bean, bulk wheat, fertilizer and general cargo. Others are fresh fish, premium motor spirit (PMS) and automotive gas oil (AGO).
The shipping position obtained by Business & Maritime West Africa indicates that while Delta Peace and Global Aquarius brought in bulk wheat, Pacific Selina Kedrox, Xing Helai and Jumbo Kenetic are loaded with general cargo. Nestos Reefer and Lagoon Phoenix sailed in with fish.
Awaiting discharge at berths SBM and Oando J, are Sea Frontier and Vadar laden with PMS.
Vessels expected at the Lagos Pilotage District include Top Fair, loaded with 20,000mts of bulk sugar, while Bulk Uruguay, Victoria T and Desert Calm laden with bulk wheat. Charianan L is carrying 15,084 mts of steel products even as Osaka, Cali, Northern Promotion, MSK Cuanza, MSK Copenhagen, Kota Setria are carrying a combined 3,128 TEUs. While Krystal 1 is laden with 45,000mts of gypsum, FSL Singapore, STI Precision, Stellata, UACC Eagle, PYXIS Lamba, Elandra Oak and Marlyn Amethyst are waiting to discharge PMS whose combined tonnage is 271,535.451 mts.
Vessels waiting at the berths include, Team Tango at ENL Terminal, Cengiz Bay (at ABTL) carrying a combined 24199.53mts of bulk fertilizer. Others are Ocean Eagle (6,100 mts of bulk wheat), Rio Grande Express and Hammonia Virginia laden with 730 FCL and 350 FCL of containers respectively.