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  • 15 May 2012

    Iraq issues tender for construction of breakwater and service pier at Basra’s new Grand Faw Port, reports Port Technology. The breakwater for the giant port, to be known as Grand Faw, is expected to cost around $340 million. Omran Rahdi Thani, general manager of the General Company for Ports of Iraq, said: “When Grand Faw […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NAWAH Port Management (NPM), a business unit of North America Western Asia Holdings, has entered into a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for Ports of Iraq to quadruple the size of its terminal operations at the Port of Basra (also known as Al Maqal Port), Iraq’s historic port located […]

  • 21 May 2010

    Ther Hague, 21 May 2010 —  the Governor of the Iraqi province of Basra, Dr. Shiltagh, with a group of Iraqi authorities and businessmen from his province, welcomed a group of Dutch companies and entrepreneurs at the Iraqi Embassy in The Hague. Governor Shiltagh is a great advocate of Dutch expertise, technology and enterprise to […]

  • 3 October 2012

    North America Western Asia Holdings announced that it has entered a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for the Ports of Iraq to modernize Maqal Port, a historic port located in Basra’s urban center on the Shatt al Arab waterway. As part of the agreement, the American company will invest […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A customized Damen cutter suction dredger – type CSD500 – has arrived on site at Port of Umm Qasr, Iraq. The dredger was named recently by her owner, Basra Gateway Terminal (BTG), at the Damen Dredging yard in the Netherlands. Immediately after the ceremony, the dredger was made ready for transport and towed to Rotterdam, from where it […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has formally inaugurated two new berths which for the first time offer the port of Umm Qasr, Iraq’s main dry cargo port, the ability to handle container vessels of up to 14,000TEU. The inauguration ceremony marked both the opening for business of the two new berths, Berths 25 and […]

  • 16 March 2010

    BAGHDAD: Iraq will next month invite foreign firms to submit bids for the planned construction of a US$6 billion (US$1 = RM3.32) port south of Basra, which together with a new rail system will create a regional transport conduit to rival the Suez Canal, officials say… [mappress] Source:btimes,March 16,2010;

  • 29 October 2013

    NAWAH Port Management (NPM), a business unit of North America Western Asia Holdings (NAWAH), in partnership with the General Company for Ports of Iraq, launched a state-of-the-art containerized terminal at Al Maqal Port, also known as the Port of Basra. The opening ceremony marked the completion of an essential yearlong phase for NAWAH and the […]

  • 19 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 13-19, 2020).   PHOTO: Damen CSD500 at Basra Terminal A Damen CSD500 has been working on the Basra Gateway Terminal in Iraq continuously since it was delivered early 2018.   Van Oord Presents Annual Report and Changes to the […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A Damen CSD500 has been working on the Basra Gateway Terminal in Iraq continuously since it was delivered early 2018. The stationary dredger started on the creation of two additional container berths with a depth of -14 m along quay. These berths were completed in 2019 offering the Iraqi port increased capacity for dry cargo […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) said in its latest announcement that they have won a $110 million port construction contract in the Republic of Iraq. Extended by the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI), the contract covers a port rehabilitation project in the country’s southern region of Basra and it is being funded through ODA […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The ability of the Port of Umm Qasr in Iraq to receive direct calls from larger container vessels is being progressively boosted by the new terminal development program at Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT). A significant milestone was reached at the end of August with the servicing of Evergreen’s 5652-TEU capacity Ever Useful with a LOA of 285 […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Wetlands International recently congratulated Iraq, Iran and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands for the newest milestone for conserving the Mesopotamian Marshes. The Mesopotamian Marshes are shared by Iran and Iraq and are the largest wetlands in the Middle East. In December the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands organised an advisory mission to the marshes to identify […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) today formally opened the first phase of its new greenfield terminal development at its Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. The official inauguration of the new facility marks the successful implementation of the first entirely foreign financed development of new port infrastructure in Iraq. The […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc (ICTSI) is forging ahead with investment in the second phase of new container terminal infrastructure at its Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) at the Port of Umm Qasr. The port operator said in a press release that this expansion phase will be completed in stages by the third quarter of 2019. The […]

  • 3 November 2011

    The government of Angola has given the go-ahead for the construction of a new commercial port at Barra do Dande, in Bengo province…   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, November 3, 2011;

  • 3 September 2013

    Following a competitive tendering process Comhairle nan Eilean Siar announces that local firm Macinnes Brothers has been awarded the £1.5 million contract to construct a new harbour at Ardveenish, Isle of Barra. This will create a sheltered, fit-for-purpose harbour at Ardveenish, a positive development to existing facilities and which complements recent private investment in the […]

  • 23 September 2011

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a EUR 60 million loan to finance the construction of a new container terminal at the port of Cadiz. EIB Vice-President Magdalena Álvarez Arza and the Chairman of the Cadiz Bay Port Authority (APBC), Rafael Barra, signed the finance contract in Cadiz yesterday. At the signing ceremony, EIB […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since 2011 Boskalis has been involved in the construction of the Açu Port in São João da Barra, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), one of the largest greenfield ports in the Americas. The Açu Port consists of two terminals: T1, an offshore terminal for handling iron ore and oil, and T2, an onshore terminal built around the […]

  • 30 November 2012

    LLX, the logistics company of EBX Group, and GE do Brasil (GE) have signed a contract entailing the construction of a plant in the landside area of Açu Superport, currently under construction in São João da Barra (RJ). The industrial plant will be installed in the Metalworking Cluster in an area of 322,498 m², primarily […]

  • 1 December 2011

    What is now West Africa’s largest and most modern container terminal, Terminal à Conteneur, developed and operated by global marine terminal operator DP World, was officially opened yesterday (November 30) by HE Abdoulaye Wade, President of Senegal, together with HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World. Expanded and upgraded by DP World Dakar following […]

  • 2 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 27 – December 3, 2017).   Converting Platform Supply Vessels Into Dredgers In the wake of the well-documented downturn in the oil and gas markets in recent years, an increasing number of platform supply vessels (PSVs) are currently under-utilized […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    FCC is building the expansion of the Açu Superport, which lies about 315 kilometres north of Rio de Janeiro. The project has a price tag of over 407 million euros and a completion period of 32 months. The contract calls for FCC to build Terminal TX-1 in Açu, which is located in São João da […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has delivered two complete DOP packages to Acciona Infraestructuras, S.A., a Spanish construction company. The DOP submersible dredge pumps are being used in a large harbor construction project in Brazil. The DOP pumps empty concrete caissons to be able to reposition these as a breakwater. At Sao Joao de Barra, which is located along […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The port development sector in the Middle East is witnessing considerable growth and mega projects across the region have been gaining increasing attention as to how these projects will be delivered. Moreover, it has been estimated that the Gulf countries are allocating $36 billion to further develop their port infrastructure to handle bigger capacity and […]