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Investors Sought for $6.5bn Port Project

By John Lee. Iraq has reportedly invited global investors to bid for its multi-billion-dollar Grand Faw port project. The Ministry of Transport put the project’s total cost at around $6.5 billion (7.6 trillion Iraqi dinars), adding that only “serious and financially able” companies can bid. The port has a planned capacity of around 99 million […]

Investors may be sought for Grand Faw Port

By John Lee. Iraqi Transport Minister Baqr Jabr Al-Zubeidi (pictured) has said that Iraq is considering seeking foreign investors to fund the multi-billion-dollar Grand Faw [Grand Fao] port project. Emirates 24/7 quotes the Minister as saying that the transport ministry is unable to execute the $6-billion (7-trillion-Iraqi-dinar) project, and is considering awarding the project “on […]

Greek Company Wins 200m-Euro Grand Faw Contract

By John Lee. Iraq’s Ministry of Transport has reportedly signed a contract with a Greek company to construct the eastern breakwater and dock services for the new Grand Faw sea-port. According to NINA, the project will cost 204 million Euros, equivalent to 315 billion Iraqi dinars. While the name of the company was not mentioned, […]

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 […]

16 Firms Bid to Build $412m Grand Faw Breakwater

By John Lee. Sixteen companies have bid to build a 480 billion-dinar ($412 million) breakwater for Iraq’s Grand Fao [Grand Faw] port. Omran Radhi, director general of the State Company for Iraq’s Ports, told Bloomberg that the list of bidders includes: Hyundai Engineering & Construction; Daewoo Engineering & Construction; Dredging International; China Communications Construction Company; […]

Iraq May Refer Kuwait’s New Port to UN

Al-Iraqiya television has reported that Iraq is threatening to take the case of Kuwait’s Mubarak al-Kabir Port to the United Nations if the harbour violates its maritime rights. An Iraqi Technical Delegation, led by the government’s Advisor, Thamer al-Ghadban, reportedly arrived in Kuwait on Sunday for a 2-day official visit. Bloomberg reports that Prime Minister […]