Petroleum products imports into Nigeria, slumped as just one of the 26 vessels expected into the Lagos ports between now and March 11, is conveying premium motor spirit (PMS). Latest Shipping Position released by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), and obtained by The Guardian yesterday, showed that only one vessel (MV Joyce), is conveying PMS, otherwise known as petrol, while 25 other ships are laden with various products. Other products in the vessels include; Fish, salt, bulk sugar, bulk wheat, ethanol, gypsum and general cargoes. Besides, four motor tankers laden with PMS and Jet A1 are currently awaiting berth as Lagos pilotage district, while 11 motor vessels carrying empty containers with only two laden with general cargoes are also awaiting berth at the port. Run-off to the general elections, the last two months had witnessed high importation of petrol through Lagos, as 30 fuel-laden vessels called early this month, […]