EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)
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Twenty-seven ships with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive at the Lagos port complex between Nov. 27 and Christmas eve, newsmen report.

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of which was made available to newsmen in Lagos, on Friday.

NPA said that the ships contained petrol, frozen fish, bulk sugar, buck wheat, steel pipes and containers.

Newsmen also report that 25 ships had arrived the ports, waiting to berth with automobile gasoline, containers, fuel, general cargo, frozen fish and buck wheat.

Also, 13 other ships are at the ports discharging general cargo, buck wheat, ethanol and fuel.

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