Today, eleven ships carrying cargoes will arrive in Delta State’s Warri Port and Rivers Port Complex, Port Harcourt.
This was stated in the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Weekly Shipping Position Publication, a copy of which was made available to the press in Port Harcourt.Both ports, which are located in Southern Nigeria, are active in the export and import of commodities across the region and beyond.
The publication said the ships would arrive at different berths and terminals to discharge its cargoes.
The weekly gave the names of the vessels for Rivers Port Complex as Pauline, Savana Breeze, Amano T and ST Nenne, while Warri Port will play host to ST Walga, Elizabeth G Spirit, Ozochukwu, Laperouse, Davide B and Errina.
Names of the shipping agents for Rivers Port Complex, according the weekly are Jfdor, Super Maritime Nig. Limited, WhiteWater, and West Atlantic Ports Services Nig. Limited.
Agents for Warri Port are Amco, Integrated Shipping Services, Allray Maritime Services, Admiral and Fountain Shipping.
The statement added that the ships for Rivers Ports Complex were laden with Frozen Fish, Bulk Wheat, Gypsum, Premium Motor Spirits (PMS) and Propane, and ships for Warri Port are laden with PMS, Inballast, Crude Oil, Butane and Base oil.
It also noted that with the arrival of PMS and crude oil, the products will no longer be scarce, but available to its end users in the region.
The arrival of the ships would obviously boost and stimulate socio- economic activities, while also improving maritime in Eastern ports, as well as increase trade and commerce in the sub region.