Tag Archives | Al Faw

NIC Calls for Grand Faw Port Investment

Ministry of Transport has announce the investment opportunity of constructing the Major Port of Faw (Al Faw Grand Port) according to investment law No. 13 for the year 2006, amended and its regulations. DESCRIPTION Project location: Faw Peninsula, Abdullah Khor beach, South of Iraq Project total area: 40 thousand donum Port area: 54 KM² Designed […]

CNPC: New Maysan Pipeline Complete

By John Lee. China's CNPC has announced the completion of a 272 kilometre crude oil pipeline which connects Halfaya and Burzugan [Bazargan] oilfields in southern Iraq to the Al-Faw port. Incredibly, CNPC have remarked that the pipeline is passing through 30km of areas that were once minefields during the Iran-Iraq war. Today, southern Iraq is […]

Ribbon Cut on new Bazurgan-Halfaya-Fao Pipeline

By John Lee. The Director General of Missan Oil Company has cut the ribbon on the 272-km crude oil pipeline from Buzurgan to Halfaya and onward to the tanks reservoir at al-Fao [al-Faw]. It starts from meeting point of the two lines from Buzurgan and Halfaya. The 42-inch-diameter pipeline was built in cooperation with the […]

Oil Exports Pipeline Completed in Basra

By John Lee. Iraq's South Oil Company has announced the completion of new pipeline network connecting its sites in North West Basra and the floating piers in the Fao [Faw] area, south of the province. Director General Dhia al-Mussawi told Aswat al-Iraq that the new pipelines will pump oil from storage in Tuba to the […]

Basra Forms Group to Invest in Faw Port

Basra Provincial Council announced on Tuesday the formation of a group that includes 100 local businesses to invest in Faw Port "to preserve the sovereignty of Iraq". Council member Walid Qitan said: "The efforts of businessmen in the province resulted in the cooperation of major public companies to invest in Faw Port in order to […]

New Al-Faw Port to Cut Shipping Costs to Europe

According to a report from Iraq's National Media Centre, the new port at Faw [Fao], when completed, will reduce transport costs between Europe and Asia. Salah al-Khadir said the project will shorten the distance between Iraq and the other countries of the world, and especially the vessels coming from Asia to Eastern Europe, indicating that […]

Kidnap in Iraq

Four people, including three children, were kidnapped by criminals then freed by the authorities in Iraq last week. In recent months consular warnings have continued to remind foreign nationals of the risk of abduction still present in the country. With a rise in foreigners travelling to the country it may only be a matter of […]