Security forces reopened the entrance to Iraq’s main port, Umm Qasr, which protesters had blocked since Monday, port sources said.
Cutting-edge Damen tugs will serve partnership between Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping and General Company for Ports of Iraq
The inauguration also marked the completion of ICTSI’s $250m investment programme at its Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT)
Both will report to Amadou Diallo, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Middle East and Africa, who says the appointments reflect the region’s growing potential.
Jordan’s Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi concluded the agreements on Saturday, which will ease trade between the two countries, see Iraq supply oil to Jordan, and see the development of a joint industrial zone.
All operations had been halted since Thursday, when protesters blocked the port’s entrance as part of a massive wave of unrest across Basra.
The project involved 60 ambulances loaded in 30 containers for the Iraqi Ministry of Health and 5 x 40' containers loaded with 5 ambulances and 2 water tankers for the Iraqi Red Crescent Society.
Al Nahrain was sub-contracted for the project in April 2014, for the delivery of heavy vehicles.
Al Nahrain have delivered 306 reels each weighing 14 tons with a 3.5m diameter, using 153 low-bed trucks.
The contract covers a port rehabilitation project in the country’s Basra province.
Philippine terminal operator International Container Terminal Services begins second phase of project to bring post-panamax-sized infrastructure to Iraq's largest port.
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