By John Lee.
Al-Iraqia Shipping Services & Oil Trading (AISSOT) has announced it will start bunkering operations at several Iraqi ports, with a focus on Basra, Khor Al-Zubair and Umm Qasr.
According to a report from Ship and Bunker, the company — a joint-venture company of Iraqi Oil Tankers Company (IOTC) and Arab Maritime Petroleum Transport Company (AMPTC) — says it will handle various activities including bunkering, trading of petroleum products, ship chartering, oil terminals, and various other marine services.
“Iraqi ports are growing exponentially as shipping hubs … and AISSOT is confident to cater to all marine-related needs of the shipping lines calling Iraq, anchorage area and nearby ports by offering them end-to-end bunkering solutions meeting international standards on quality and safety,” the company said.
(Source: Ship and Bunker)