ICTSI Chairman Tours Basra Gateway Terminal

Enrique K. Razon Jr., International Container Terminal Services Inc.(ICTSI) chairman and president, recently visited Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT), ICTSI’s subsidiary in the Port of Umm Qasr, Iraq.

Razon inspected the continuing upgrade works at Berth 20, the existing facility in Umm Qasr’s North Port where ICTSI started operations in November 2014.

He also inspected the piling works taking place opposite ICTSI’s existing terminal where ICTSI is investing in the development of an entirely new state-of-the-art container/multi-purpose facility.

The first phase development of the new container/multi-purpose facility consists of a 250m berth and 13 hectares of storage area. Upon completion, the new facility will have a 600m berth and 55 hectares of yard/stacking area.

Overall, ICTSI is committed to invest $130 million to upgrade terminal facilities and capacity in order to meet the latest requirements of port users in the Port of Umm Qasr.

 

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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