21 vessels yet to berth at Lagos ports while 18 on the way

Lagos port

21 vessels are waiting to berth at different ports in the Lagos Pilotage District. Also 18 vessels are being expected to arrive at the pilotage from Monday May 11 to May 26, 2020, as noted in a shipping position released by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday in Lagos.

Among the 21 vessels that have arrived in the country from late March to May 8, 2020, seventeen (17) of them are for Tin Can Island Container Terminals (TICT) and all laden with containers. Their shipping agents are CMA CGM, COSCO, ONE, Maersk and PIL.

At APM Terminals, 2 vessels laden with containers are awaiting berth. And the shipping agents that would provide logistics services for them are CMA CGM and Maersk.

While at ENL Terminals, 2 vessels laden with 4000 metric ton of frozen fish and general cargo are yet to berth and they would be serviced by African Port Services (APS) and HullBlyth.

One vessel is yet to berth at Apapa Bulk Terminal Limited (ABTL) and is laden with 52561.136 metric ton of bulk wheat. Golden Shipping would provide shipping logistics for it.

Vessel expected

18 vessels are being expected by the Lagos Pilotage District. ENL Terminals will its hands full as no fewer than seven (7) vessels are destined for the terminal and four (4) vessels among them will come with 16,663.924 metric ton of frozen fish. The remaining three (3) vessels will be laden with general cargo. African Atlantic, APS, Duro-Trade, COSCO and GMT will provide shipping services for the vessels.

APM Terminals is not left out as it is expecting one vessel which will be laden with containers. Maersk Line will serve as a shipping agent for it.

ABTL is expecting four vessels laden with Single Bouy Mooring (SBM), base oil, bulk sugar and bulk wheat while APS, AllRay and Golden will act as their shipping agents.

Also expecting vessels within the period are Greenview Development Nigeria Limited (GDNL), Dangote Refinery, DQL and NOJ. Two vessels laden with bulk wheat and bulk sugar are for GDNL while Dangote Refinery and DQL are expecting a vessel each and both laden with general cargo. Their shipping agents are Allison and Bluesea.

Lastly, at New Oil Jetty (NOJ), two vessels laden with 25,000 metric ton of Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) and 20,000 metric ton of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) are being expected. These companies – Seamayors and Bluesea – will act as their shipping agents.  

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