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Iraqi Tankers Re-Registered in Umm Qasr

By John Lee. Two oil tankers owned by the State Company for Maritime Transport (SCMT) have been transferred from Jordanian registration to registration in the Iraqi port of Basra, following the lifting of sanctions. Iraqi Transport Minister, Captain Nasser Hussain Bandar Al-Shibli [Captain Nasser Hussein Bandar Al-Shibli], raised the Iraqi flags on the vessels, the […]

Norwegian Company to Build Ships for Iraq

Aswat al-Iraq reports that the Iraqi Maritime Company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Norwegian company Golden Ocean to build vessels for the Ministry of Transportation. The company discussed the possibilities of building ships for Iraq either through cash or on a deferred payment basis. According to the report, he Norwegian company […]

Saddam Hussein's Yacht Back in Iraq, For Sale

Iraq's ministry of transportation has announced that the luxury yacht Ocean Breeze, also known as the Basrah Breeze, once owned by former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein, is back in Iraqi waters, according to a report from ITN. The boat, which has been the subject of legal wrangling between Iraq and Jordan, which claimed ownership of […]