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  • 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 […]

  • 6 April 2010

    An Italian group will begin construction in a month’s time on what will become Iraq’s largest shipping port, the Iraqi transport minister announced Monday… [mappress] Source:hello.news352,April 6,2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 May 2013

    A high expert level meeting was held today between the Iraq Delegation led by Mr. Mohanad Salman Al-Sady, Minister of Water Resources of Govt of Republic of Iraq and Senior Officers in The Ministry of Water Resources to workout for finalizing the nitty-gritty’s of a future Memorandum of Understanding In The Area Of Water Management […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philippine-based International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) is about to invest $130 million in Iraq’s largest port, the Port of Umm Qasr, located on the Gulf coast. Through its subsidiary ICTSI (M.E) JLT, the company signed, on April 8th, a contract with General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI) to operate, develop and expand […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered 4 cutter suction dredgers to the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources. The Ministry, who already had several Damen dredgers in their fleet, will use the dredgers for maintenance dredging on the rivers and throughout the central plains. The 4 cutter suction dredgers all are Damen standard dredgers, 2 of the […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Van Oord has been awarded the dredging contract for the Iraq crude oil export expansion project off the coast of Iraq in the Arabian Gulf. The client is the South Oil Company of Iraq. Van Oord will be working for main contractor Leighton based in Australia. The contract value for Van Oord amounts to some […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, awarded a contract for a floating pier and associated dredging in Iraq. The contract was awarded on April 29, to PAT GD JV LLC of Rochester Hills, Michigan, for $24.4 million. The contract calls for the design and construction of a new floating pier with associated […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 May 2011

    Iraq’s main port will lose 60 per cent of its business and major new port plans will be scuppered if Kuwait goes ahead with plans to develop… By Raber Y. Aziz and Patrick Smith (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, May 16, 2011;

  • 4 April 2011

    Iraq’s ambassador to the United States, Samir Sumaidaie, visited a New Richmond business on Friday, April 1. Ellicott Dredge… By Jeff Holmquist  (newrichmond-news) [mappress] Source: newrichmond-news, April 4, 2011;    

  • 28 July 2011

    Kuwait on Wednesday rejected an Iraqi government request to stop construction of a port on the Gulf until Iraq receives guarantees that the… (iraqdirectory) [mappress] Source: iraqdirectory, July 28, 2011;

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) concluded a Japanese ODA loan agreement with the Republic of Iraq to provide funding for the Port Sector Rehabilitation Project (Phase II), at the Ministry of Finance, Baghdad. This is the 20th loan agreement under the Japanese ODA loan to Iraq, which brings Japan’s cumulative commitments to this country […]

  • 2 May 2012

    A delegation from the Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) in conjunction with the Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC), representing Jordan’s Port of Aqaba, the second-largest container port on the Red Sea, is actively seeking to build ties with the Iraqi business community in order to promote Aqaba as the preferred gateway for goods on their way to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 October 2011

    Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group company, has recently been awarded a $5.2m contract to supply a 12 MAN ABS Classed saturation system and 3 air diving systems for the Leighton Offshore diving project, based in the Middle East. Unique Maritime Group will provide their 12 MAN ABS Classed saturation system, complete with SPHL […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Multiple amphibious, multi-function dredgers from Mud Cat are operating in Iraq to clean various dams and barrages that are positioned along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Iraq’s Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) purchased the MFDs to remove accumulated silt, sand and vegetation at each dam’s basin. By performing regular dam maintenance, Iraq’s MWR can maintain […]

  • 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;

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe SpA has successfully completed delivery of a SGT 400 Cutter Suction Dredger to the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources. The CSD comes as the first in a series of three dredgers that Italdraghe will supply to this client. According to the company, the dredger that is fully operational now in Iraq has working depth of 10m with […]

  • 3 August 2012

    The director general of the State Company for Iraq’s Ports stated that the Hyundai Engineering & Construction (000720) is among 16 companies that bid to build a breakwater for the $6 billion first phase of the Grand Fao Port. According to Bloomberg, Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co. (047040), Dredging International, China Communications Construction Co. and […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Leighton Offshore has announced that following the successful hydrostatic testing of the onshore and offshore pipeline systems and subsequent final commissioning of the offshore export facility, crude oil was now flowing to a single point mooring (SPM) installed under the $799m Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project (ICOEEP) Phase 1 in Iraq. The first tanker […]