Momentum Logistics announced, the logistics branch of the Gulftainer a leading international port management, the opening of a branch in Iraq, including a major office and storage facilities. The new branch is located in the city of Zakho in the far north of Iraq on the border with Turkey, a space of about 8000 square […]
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Iraq's Ministry of Transport has announced the arrival of 150 modern buses. A statement issued by the Ministry's media office received by Eye Media said " Um – Qasr harbor has received 130 – Korean made Hyundai buses type 2010. In addition 20 Mercedes 2010 buses came through Jordan manufactured by Bahouse Company. Bahouse is […]
The Basra-Istanbul airway will be opened early next month, the deputy head of Basra’s investment commission said on Monday. “Flights will be available between Basra Airport and Turkey,” Jalal Tema al-Nouri told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The step comes following talks with the commercial attaché in the Turkish embassy, Saeed Faeq, Nouri explained. The Shiite […]
Seventeen cargo ships from different countries have arrived at Iraqi ports, the public relations and media director at the State Company for Iraqi Ports said on Sunday. The Shiite province of Basra, 590 km south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, has five commercial ports and two oil ports: al-Maaqal, established in 1916 by British forces […]
The Iraqi Transportation Ministry has decided to launch a passengers’ train every week to Turkey through Syria. “The first trip will be made on Feb. 16, 2010,” the Ministry said in a release received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency. It said that prices will vary from 25 to 35 Euros.
U.S. troops handed over the runway of the Basra airport to the Iraqi authorities, the airport’s director said on Monday. “U.S. troops handed over the runway to the Iraqi authorities, which is the last part of transferring the entire airport to the Iraqi civilian authorities,” Abulamir Mattar told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. “Receiving the runway […]
The train service between Turkey and Iraq will start next month, the Journal of Turkish Weekly said in a report. “Turkish Railways (TCDD) and Iraqi Railways (IRR) officials who got together in Ankara on January 14 and 15 agreed to launch train service between Gaziantep and Mosul,” according to the web site. “The first run […]
The Transport ministry is ready to ratify a deal with the French Registry Body BERUVARITAS, enabling it to administer the steamers belonging to it without needing to depend on Arab companies. It has also formed a committee to re-count and re-manage the salaries of navel crews. Deputy Director for general company of naval transport, Mohammad Saeed, […]
he Iraqi Ministry of Transportation has rented a B737-400 model plane in an attempt to upgrade its aircraft, a ministry statement said on Thursday. “The Iraqi Airways Company now has a modern fleet of 15 planes, which can fly to all countries,” a ministry statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency quoted the executive director […]
Ministry of Transport has signed a contract with Swiss company to import industrial satellite system to monitor weather changes while the State Foundation of the Civil Air Navigation has allocated Babel building – one of the three passengers' buildings at Baghdad International Airport- to receive passengers of all non-Iraqi air companies. In statement to as-Sabah […]
The Iraqi minister of transportation has discussed with the Italian ambassador to the country the implementation of the Big Faw Project. According to a ministry statement received by Aswat al-Iraq news agency, “Minister Aamer Abduljabbar has discussed with the ambassador and representatives of Italian companies the designs and implementation of the Big Faw Project,” An […]
German flag carrier Lufthansa said Tuesday it was looking into the possibility of operating commercial flights to Iraq from its hubs in Frankfurt and Munich later this year. The airline said it hoped to offer flights to the capital Baghdad and the city of Erbil in northern Iraq's Kurdish region. "Lufthansa aims to launch the […]