Tag Archives | Al Faw Grand Port

NIC Calls for Grand Faw Port Investment

Ministry of Transport has announce the investment opportunity of constructing the Major Port of Faw (Al Faw Grand Port) according to investment law No. 13 for the year 2006, amended and its regulations. DESCRIPTION Project location: Faw Peninsula, Abdullah Khor beach, South of Iraq Project total area: 40 thousand donum Port area: 54 KM² Designed […]

$7.4bn Investment Offer for Grand Faw Port

By John Lee. Iraq’s Transport Minister has said that companies from the UAE, Iran, Turkey and China have offered to invest $7.4 billion dollars (8.6 trillion Iraqi dinars) for the development of the Grand Faw (Grand Fao) port project. Baqir Al Zubeidi told al-Forat news agency that the investment would cover the construction of quays […]

Iraq to Tender $1.3bn Fao Port

By John Lee. Iraq is preparing to tender the $1.3bn contract to deliver the marine works component of the first phase of the new Grand Fao [Faw] Port. Project director Asaad Rashid told MEED’s Arabian World Construction Summit (AWCS): “We are evaluating prequalification documents from about 18 consortiums … We shall issue the shortlist for […]

Faw Port Companies Exempted from Taxes

By Omar al-Shaher for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq has decided to exempt foreign companies involved in the Faw Port project from customs duties and taxes. This decision was an attempt to accelerate the completion of the stalled project, through […]

Iraq Shortlists 2 to Build Breakwater

By John Lee. Iraq has announced a shortlist of two companies to build a breakwater for the $6 billion first phase of its Grand Fao port development. The director general of the State Company for Iraqi Ports, Omran Radhi (pictured), told Bloomberg that the Archirodon Construction Company submitted the lowest bid of 204 billion dinars […]

Basra Forms Group to Invest in Faw Port

Basra Provincial Council announced on Tuesday the formation of a group that includes 100 local businesses to invest in Faw Port “to preserve the sovereignty of Iraq”. Council member Walid Qitan said: “The efforts of businessmen in the province resulted in the cooperation of major public companies to invest in Faw Port in order to […]