Iraq’s Umm Qasr Port reopens for trade after security forces disperse protesters
Security forces reopened the entrance to Iraq’s main port, Umm Qasr, which protesters had blocked since Monday, port sources said.
Damen holds handover ceremony for 13-tug order in GCC
Cutting-edge Damen tugs will serve partnership between Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping and General Company for Ports of Iraq
ICTSI launches two new container berths at Umm Qasr
The inauguration also marked the completion of ICTSI’s $250m investment programme at its Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT)
DHL Global Forwarding makes key appointments in Iraq and Turkey
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 and Iraq commit to major transport and trade agreements
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.
Iraq’s Umm Qasr Port shutdown over the weekend by protesters
All operations had been halted since Thursday, when protesters blocked the port’s entrance as part of a massive wave of unrest across Basra.
Al Nahrain completes long-term power cable delivery project in Iraq
Al Nahrain have delivered 306 reels each weighing 14 tons with a 3.5m diameter, using 153 low-bed trucks.
Iraq awards US $110m port rehab project to Mitsubishi
The contract covers a port rehabilitation project in the country’s Basra province.
ICTSI begins US $100m 2nd phase expansion at Umm Qasr
Philippine terminal operator International Container Terminal Services begins second phase of project to bring post-panamax-sized infrastructure to Iraq's largest port.
Record breaking 80-million pill drugs cache seized at Iraqi port
The drugs haul is being described by officials as the largest amount apprehended in Iraq’s war against drugs.

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