Iraq Opens Several Border Crossings for Iranian Transit Following the Iranian Judiciary chief's recent visit to Iraq, the Arab country has reopened several border crossings for the shipment of Iranian commodities by land freight. The Iraqi Ministry of Transport has issued an order to reopen a number of border crossings to Iranian trucks after a […]
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By John Lee. The Iraqi Republic Railway Company (IRR) has reportedly announced that it has resumed transportation of oil derivatives from Central Iraq to the South. Click here to read the full article. (Source: Daiji World)
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Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority awards first international ground services operating license to Menzies' MASIL Joint Venture Menzies Aviation announced on Thursday that the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) has awarded the exclusive contract for the delivery of a full suite of ground handling, cargo and fuelling services at Baghdad International Airport to Menzies' joint venture […]
By Shelly Kittleson, for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqi port revenue surges as anti-corruption move bears fruit Iraq's key Umm Qasr Port has been positively affected by measures to reduce corruption, leading to a massive revenue increase […]
By Fehim Tastekin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. France scores big Iraqi construction project at Turkey's expense A French company has beaten out a Turkish one for the Mosul airport project; political considerations along with economic concerns seem to […]
By Adnan Abu Zeed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Daewoo fulfills Iraq's Faw Port despite obstacles The head of Iraqi Ports in the Ministry of Transportation signed a contract Dec. 30 with the South Korean company Daewoo […]
By John Lee. Iraq's Ministry of Transport has signed a contract with Korea's Daewoo to complete five infrastructure projects at the Grand Faw port. The contract includes the construction of a 14-kilometer navigation channel extending to the sea, the basin for the ships that will dock at the port, and an underwater tunnel, which is […]
By John Lee. The Iraqi Cabinet has authorised the Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) to negotiate and sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the rehabilitation of Mosul International Airport with a representative of the French company Aeroports de Paris Ingenierie (ADPI). (Source: Govt of Iraq) (Picture credit: Kayhan Ertugrul)
By John Lee. The Iraqi cabinet has authorised the Director General of the General Company of Iraqi Ports to sign a contract with the South Korean company Daewoo to construct the first phase of the Al-Faw Great Port project in Basra. The project will be supervised by the Italian consulting company Technital. Reuters reports that […]
By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraq closes land borders, restaurants with new anti-virus measures The Iraqi government announced a series of strict measures to combat COVID-19 on Tuesday. All land border crossings, restaurants and malls will […]
Iraqi Airways has announced that it is resuming its regular service between London Gatwick and the Iraqi airports of Baghdad, Erbil and Sulaymaniyah. The first flights will operate on 19th December from Baghdad and Erbil. More details here.