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BGC Exports first Semi-Refrigerated LPG Shipment

By John Lee. Basrah Gas Company (BGC) has exported its first semi-refrigerated liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) shipment from Umm Qasr jetty. The General Manager of BGC, Malcolm Mays, said the export of the first shipment of semi-refrigerated liquid gas is a great and historical achievement for Basra Gas Company, noting that this came as a […]

New Report on Iraqi Transportation Sector

Transportation Sector in Iraq: Aviation & Maritime Scene Overview The transportation sector plays a major role in the development of the country. As a key factor in promoting the advancement of dependent operations, a strong transportation infrastructure will ensure the proper functioning of closely related sectors and present a reliable playground for emerging businesses and […]

AD Ports signs MoU with Iraq

By John Lee. Abu Dhabi Ports (AD Ports Group) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI) to promote increased cooperation between the two organisations within the fields of transportation and maritime. Facilitated during a recent visit of a high-level delegation led by the Iraqi Minister of […]

Basra Gateway Terminal achieves New Milestone

By John Lee. Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) has announced that it has recently handled its three millionth TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit shipping container). The milestone was achieved during the handling of Evergreen's Ever Uranus and coincided with BGT's seventh year of operations. Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) is a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI), which is […]

Al-Maqal Port "to become Tourist Landmark"

By John Lee. Sharjah 24 reports that Iraq's General Company for Ports is accepting offers from private companies to turn the disused Al-Maqal Port on the Shatt al-Arab into a tourist destination. It adds that an Italian company has already completed designs. Since the Iraq war, the port has reportedly declined for transport purposes, following […]