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Hutchison Ports Partnering with Iraq Terminal Operator

Hutchison Ports and the Pritzker Family Business Interests (“PFBI”), advised by The Pritzker Organization, L.L.C. (“TPO”), announced today that the leading Hong Kong-based port operator has agreed to partner with NAWAH Port Management, L.L.C. (“NPM”) to manage existing and future operations at the historic Port of Basra in southern Iraq. Hutchison Ports will assume oversight […]

CPP, NAWAH Deal on Energy Projects

By John Lee. China Petroleum Pipeline (CPP) and North America Western Asia Holdings (NAWAH) have announced that the two companies have entered into an agreement to jointly pursue potential energy sector development projects in Iraq. Under the agreement signed during a formal ceremony in CPP’s global headquarters in China, CPP and NAWAH will seek an […]

Transworld Group, NAWAH Partner on Ports

Dubai-headquartered companies Transworld Group and NAWAH [North America Western Asia Holdings] have announced that the two firms have entered into a formal agreement to service Iraq’s growing demand for imports, linking their considerable shipping, logistics, marine services and port capabilities. As part of their agreement, Transworld Group and NAWAH Port Management, NAWAH’s port operations business […]

NPM Approved for Food Imports

By John Lee. Nawah Port Management (NPM) has reportedly won approval from the Iraqi government to import food cargo at its Basra port container terminal. Nicholas Kunesh, NPM’s president and CEO, said: “This is an important moment for Basra and Iraq writ large. Given Iraq’s growing disposable income, particularly within the expanding middle class, demand […]

US Firms form Iraq Oil Services Group

By John Lee. North America Western Asia Holdings (NAWAH), U.S. Steel Tubular Products, a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation, and MRC Global Inc. have announced an alliance to bring critical oil well equipment into the natural resources-rich region of southern Iraq. The consortium will serve an international lineup of leading oil and gas companies […]

Containerised Cargo using Shatt Al Arab

NAWAH Port Management (NPM), a business unit of North America Western Asia Holdings (NAWAH), has completed the offloading of the third container vessel running weekly service between the United Arab Emirates and the company’s container terminal at Al Maqal Port in urban Basra. Historic Al Maqal Port, also known as the Port of Basra and […]

Ex-Pentagon Deal-Maker Launches New Iraqi Fund

Bloomberg reports that Paul Brinkley (pictured), the former U.S. Defense Department official who sought to attract companies to Iraq and Afghanistan, has started an investment and advisory firm with backing from billionaire  Hyatt chairman Thomas Pritzker. Nawah LLC – short for North America Western Asia Holdings – will initially seek to invest in Iraqi companies […]