Tag Archives | Maaqal

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 […]

Shell to Receive First Shipment in Iraqi Port

According to a report from AKnews, the Media director of the Iraqi ports announced on Wednesday that Maaqel [Maaqal] port in Basra has established all the facilities required to receive the first shipment of oil equipment for Shell's Majnoon oil field in north of the province. Anmar al-Safi told the agency that Iraq's Transport Ministry […]

Row Continues Over Fate of Maaqal Port

The director of the Media Department of the Iraqi Ports Directorate said on Sunday that the ports department had studied the possibility of closing Maqel [Maaqal] port, but concluded that it is not feasible because of the large financial revenues generated by the port and the ease of transfer of goods through it. Anmar al-Safi […]