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Iraq in 2014 …

By Padraig O’Hannelly. As we start another year, the focus of media attention has been, understandably, on Iraq’s increasingly difficult security situation. But as always, there is more to the story. For example, professional services firm PwC has said its Iraqi business has grown by 30 percent over the past year; the government has just […]

Govt OKs Kuipers $256m Ship Order

The Iraqi government has reportedly approved a $256-million submission from Dutch shipbuilder Kuipers to supply it with eight cargo ships. The eight vessels, comprising three 55,000 dwt bulkers, three 1,200 teu container carriers, and two 18,000 dwt multi-purpose vessels, are due for delivery two years from the date of signature of a final contract. According […]